The Sector Episode 5

Episode 5 of the Sector

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John-Millar_povertySector news on funding for big science, the transition from government funding to private funding for the mega-projects of science. Fundraisers who make millions, a sign of a healthy economy or an insult to the cause? We discuss last week’s big question on how successful has the non-profit sector been. Can we measure the success by looking at the changes in poverty levels? And we have a new Big Question as we look at Bill Gates and his article on philanthropy and poverty myths.

Show Notes:

Big Question of the Week: Do you agree with Bill Gates about the poverty myths – that poor countries doomed to stay poor, that foreign aid is a big waste, that saving lives leads to over population.

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