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"There is nothing good that comes out of that", he said in 2006.
Wealth opens doors that are closed to most people, Melinda Gates wrote.
(It's not always clear what's been successful and what hasn't, but our foundation team works hard to assess our impact, course correct and share lessons.) Although we've had some success in getting the world to pay more attention to health and extreme poverty, it would be hard to argue at this point that we made the world focus too much on them.
And while the Microsoft co-founder loves to tuck into a good book about social progress (or five), he's also mindful of the criticism or scepticism sometimes directed at the massively wealthy foundation headed up by he and his wife.
Why are you really giving your money away - what's in it for you? It was held at bgC3, a company that oversees many of Bill Gates' independent projects, including for-profit investments in clean energy.
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"We do this work because it's important", he pointed, "We both come from families that believe in leaving the world better than you found it".
Bill and Melinda Gates have some reservations about the President.
They open the letter by noting that while the majority of headlines focus on the negative, they see a world that's getting better, citing that the number of children who die every year has been cut in half since 1990 and extreme poverty has declined by almost half in just 20 years. "Cash-strapped school districts are more likely to divert money and talent toward ideas they think we will fund".
"Even if we measured everything the government did only by how much it helped American citizens, global engagement would still be a smart investment", said Bill.
On why they are doing charity work, Bill said: "One is that it's meaningful work...."
"We are partners in both senses that people use the word these days: at home and at work".
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Though Gates admitted that we "disagree with this administration more than the others we've met with", he reiterated the need to "work together whenever possible". First, we agree on basic values....
"The other reason is that we have fun doing it". When Melinda was in high school - at Ursuline Academy of Dallas - she volunteered in the public schools, tutoring students who were falling behind in math. Bill's parents advocated for a dizzying number of important causes and local organizations in Seattle, everything from United Way and the University of Washington to school levy campaigns.
When we got to know Warren Buffett, we discovered that he was steeped in those same values, even though he grew up in a different place and at a different time.
However, for the past ten years, Bill and Melinda have set aside a small portion of their time to directly interact with the public at large through their foundation's annual letter which normally touts the year's achievements. By now the foundation's work has become inseparable from who we are.
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Higuain should have put his side 3-1 up before half-time, only for the striker to fluff his lines from the penalty spot. "We're going to be courageous , we're going to try and win - of course with massive respect for the opponent".