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[News] Gates Foundation Mentioned for Hiring Criminals (Not Just Monsanto Shills)

  • Subject: [News] Gates Foundation Mentioned for Hiring Criminals (Not Just Monsanto Shills)
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 22:31:06 +0000
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Gates Official Comes Under Investigation by Senate Committee

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| The head of global health for the Bill & 
| Melinda Gates Foundation is under scrutiny 
| by members of Congress for his previous job 
| at one of the world's largest 
| pharmaceutical companies.
| The Senate Finance Committee is 
| investigating whether the drug company 
| GlaxoSmithKline knew of possible health 
| risks associated with the diabetes medicine 
| Avandia. The committee's senior members, 
| Max Baucus, a Democrat from Montana, and 
| Charles Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, 
| released a report over the weekend that 
| says that the company intimidated outside 
| researchers from studying the drug.
| [...]
| Only a small portion of the 334-page report 
| focuses on Dr. Yamada. But it says he made 
| phone calls to officials at the University 
| of North Carolina and the University of 
| Pennsylvania to shut down studies of 
| possible negative side effects of Avandia.
| At the University of Pennsylvania, two 
| researchers said that phone calls by Dr. 
| Yamada and other drug company executives 
| "were highly unprofessional and had a 
| chilling effect on their professional 
| activities."


The Gates Foundation contracts with India's most corrupt state 

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| It will be interesting to see how the Gates 
| Foundation deals with the corruption 
| endemic to Bihar. And what will they do for 
| security? Form their own private army?


Bihar to sign MoU with Gates Foundation

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| A memorandum of understanding will soon be 
| signed between the Bihar government and the 
| Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for 
| executing a slew of health projects in 
| selected districts of the state. 


A tweet from the man who would rule the world 



Dark cloud over good works of Gates Found


Gates Foundation Revokes Pledge to Review Portfolio

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| ...the Gates Foundation took down their public statement on this
| and replaced it with a significantly altered version which seems to
| say that investing responsibly would just be too complex for them
| and that they need to focus on their core mission: 'There are
| dozens of factors that could be considered, almost all of which
| are outside the foundation's areas of expertise. The issues
| involved are quite complex...


Gates Foundationâs Influence Criticized

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| The chief of malaria for the World Health Organization has complained that
| the growing dominance of malaria research by the Bill and Melinda Gates
| Foundation risks stifling a diversity of views among scientists and wiping
| out the world health agencyâs policy-making function.


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation- Truth Revealed


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation- Truth Revealed Part 2

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