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America’s billionaire philanthropists gave away more during the pandemic. But there’s a catch.

Jeff Bezos dedicated millions in 2020 to tackling climate change. | Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images We need more transparency in the world of charity. America’s billionaire philanthropists gave away more of their fortunes during the Covid-19 pandemic than they ever have before. But there’s a catch — one that underscores just how hard it […]

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Andrew Yang’s campaign is cutting ties with a fundraiser once accused of sexual misconduct

Andrew Yang is a frontrunner in the race to become the next mayor of New York City. | Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The NYC mayoral candidate’s campaign said it was unaware of the well-publicized allegations. Andrew Yang’s mayoral campaign is cutting ties with one of its fundraisers, Shervin Pishevar, an investor who stepped down from […]

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Facebook is finally banning vaccine misinformation

Facebook is expanding its enforcement against vaccine misinformation. | Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Nearly a year into the pandemic, Facebook now aims to take down misinformation on vaccines overall — not just Covid-19 vaccines. Almost a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Facebook is taking its strictest stance yet against vaccine misinformation by banning it entirely. The […]

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