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King’s College London cuts ties with opioids-linked Sackler family
University is latest body to distance itself from sponsorship by owners of Purdue Pharma, makers of OxyContin

Matthew Weaver

19, May, 2023 @2:24 PM

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Billionaire boys’ club: trucking magnate Lindsay Fox celebrates birthday with men-only knees up
High profile male politicians, sports stars and businessmen attended Scottish-themed lunch at National Gallery of Victoria – but not their female counterparts

Benita Kolovos

20, Apr, 2023 @7:56 AM

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How the NSW government can still benefit from developer money despite political donations ban
Property developers are banned from making political donations in NSW but can legally become major patrons of important government projects

Anne Davies

22, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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‘There may still be surprises’: Jeremy Farrar warns of pandemic perils ahead
As the former Sage adviser leaves Wellcome to join WHO, he talks about exhausted health workers, the UK’s sluggish response to Covid and the danger of conspiracy theories

Sarah Boseley

20, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Giving, good and the fallout of FTX: Peter Singer on effective altruism now
The arrest of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has prompted criticism of the type of philanthropy he advocated. But Peter Singer says the philosophy remains sound

Jeff Sparrow

23, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Why knowing your neighbors could save you in the next climate disaster
Across the US, communities are relying on mutual aid as a safeguard against extreme weather

Yvonne Marquez

08, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘As welcoming as the shadow under a tree’: the new home for the man who built Houston
The endowment founded by developer Jesse Jones – who did much to shape the modern Texas city – has a bold, innovative new HQ based on that classic southern space – the porch

Oliver Wainwright

05, Dec, 2022 @10:43 AM

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Longtermism: how good intentions and the rich created a dangerous creed
Tech billionaires seem intent on giving away a lot of money. But are those who support ‘longtermism’ and ‘effective altruism’ ignoring the very real problems of today?

John Naughton

04, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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UK super-rich less charitable than decade ago, says charity chief
Chair of Charity Commission says voluntary sector faces ‘existential crisis’ as incomes of top 1% rise but philanthropy falls

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

30, Nov, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Sam Bankman-Fried’s fall hasn’t killed off ‘effective altruism’ | Brief letters
Brief letters: FTX collapse | Replica of William the Conqueror’s ship | A seat for the privileged | Giant otters | Matt Hancock’s ‘junglewashing’

27, Nov, 2022 @6:13 PM

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Power-hungry robots, space colonization, cyborgs: inside the bizarre world of ‘longtermism’
Sam Bankman-Fried said his billions would save the world – but his philanthropic ideas ranged from the worthy to the severely outlandish

J Oliver Conroy

20, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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All hail Jeff Bezos the philanthropist! The rest of us will just keep paying our taxes | Marina Hyde
The Amazon founder says giving money away ‘is really hard’. Luckily, poor people do far more of it than he does, says Guardian columnist Marina Hyde

Marina Hyde

15, Nov, 2022 @2:20 PM

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