The Gates Divorce
The future of philanthropy in a post-Gates breakup world.
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Divorces aren’t usually major news events. But in the case of Bill and Melinda Gates, the state of their union is in the public interest. For the last 20 years, the two have led one of the most influential philanthropic organizations in the world.
What happens to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation once its founders are broken up? And what does it say about society’s dependence on billionaires that we even have to ask?
Guest: Teddy Schleifer, reporter on money and influence for Recode at Vox.
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