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Continue Reading Billionaire Michael Bloomberg pledges $715 million to close US coal power plants

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg pledges $715 million to close US coal power plants

Photo: Bloomberg Philanthropies is lobbying to make the country fully reliant on clean energy. (AP: Amel Emric) Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he will contribute $US500…

Billionaires not welcome in 2020 Democratic presidential race: Elizabeth Warren

Potential 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants billionaires bounced out of the Democratic primary — and that includes super PACs. “This is a moment for all of the Democratic nominees,…

Continue Reading Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Donates $50 Million To Opioid Crisis

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Donates $50 Million To Opioid Crisis

New York billionaire and rumored presidential contender Michael Bloomberg announced Friday a $50 million donation to the opioid crisis amid a progressive decline in US life expectancy. A record high…

Michael Bloomberg To Donate $1.8 Billion To Johns Hopkins University

Michael Bloomberg, the technology billionaire and former mayor of New York, announced on Sunday that he will donate $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins University, his undergraduate alma mater. The funds…

Billionaires helped Democrats win. Do they stand a chance in 2020?

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Starbucks ex-chief executive Howard Schultz. San Francisco hedge-fund founder Tom Steyer.   Less than a decade after Democrats successfully painted Republican presidential nominee Mitt…

Continue Reading What billionaires want: The secret influence of America’s 100 Richest

What billionaires want: The secret influence of America’s 100 Richest

In recent years, investigative journalists have also brought to public attention Charles and David Koch, mega-donors to ultra-conservative causes. But given the great prominence of several left-of-center billionaires, this may merely seem to right the balance, filling out a picture of a sort of Madisonian pluralism among billionaires.

Bloomberg, Greenwich Billionaire in $185 Million Sea Initiative

United Nations envoy Michael Bloomberg and Greenwich billionaire Ray Dalio announced a $185 million partnership over four years between Dalio’s OceanX initiative and Bloomberg Philanthropies to raise awareness of the…

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other billionaires are betting on a bacteria that could change the way we grow food

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria may not sound like the most alluring topic, but it’s capturing the attention of the world’s most influential billionaires, who see it as a concrete way to help…