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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie speaks during a campaign event in Spartanburg, S.C., on Feb. 27, 2020. AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Bernie Sanders: Making socialism cool again

Bernie Sanders is effectively indicting the political economic structure in which the super-rich have amassed extraordinary sums of wealth at the expense of everyone else — and our shared planet.
Michael Bloomberg gave Johns Hopkins $1.8 billion in 2018. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

The downside of doing good with a market mindset

When the only fixes getting funded are designed to leave the status quo intact, the results of philanthropy inevitably fall short.
A homeless man in Times Square. AP Photo/Julie Jacobson

Can Jeff Bezos help the homeless? 4 essential reads

With such an enormous challenge, where would it make sense to start? We looked into our archives for stories on what it would take to eradicate homelessness in the US today.
Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world. Reed Saxon/AP Photo

The world on a billionaire’s budget

There are about 2,000 billionaires in the world, controlling over $7.6 trillion. How does that compare to the income of an average American?

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