Gates Foundation Tied To Suit Against Common Core Ballot Measure

By Evan Lips, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Evan Lips for New Boston Post - BOSTON – A lawsuit that aims to prevent Massachusetts voters from weighing in on the controversial Common Core educational standards has backing from people [...]

Bill Gates’ ‘Solution’ Misses Vital Part Of Equation

By Alec Connon, www.popularresistance.org -

By Alec Connon for Popular Resistance. Paris, France - Bill Gates was a rare civilian among presidents and prime ministers at the opening session of the Paris climate talks on Monday. The reason [...]

A Kayak For Bill And Melinda

By Alec Connon, www.facebook.com -

By Alec Connon for Gates Divest - In the last 12 months the fossil fuel divestment movement has not so much grown as exploded. Over $2.6 trillion has now committed to divestment, including [...]

Kayaktivists Tell Gates Foundation ‘Divest’

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Staff of Popular Resistance with information from GatesDivest.org. Seattle, WA - Kayaktivists took to the waters of Lake Washington on Saturday, Oct. 24 to visit the mansion owned by Bill and [...]

Teachers Protest Gates Foundation

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

A group of teachers is holding a rally Thursday evening in Seattle to denounce education reform measures they say have been an attack on public education and let corporate interests and [...]

Gates Foundation Supports Hold On High-Stakes Tests

By Jesse Hagopian, www.commondreams.org -

“…the Gates Foundation agrees with those who’ve decided that assessment results should not be taken into account in high-stakes decisions on teacher evaluation or student promotion for the next [...]

BDS: Gates Foundation Pulls Investment

By Staff, www.worldbulletin.net -

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will divest $184 million of its holdings in G4S, a British security firm contracted by Israel. "Bill Gates' divestment [decision] is an [...]