• Can Anyone Out-Plan a Pandemic?

    9 days ago - By The Atlantic

    In this, the season of Bill Gates's atonement, the billionaire is willing to acknowledge that things don't always turn out as they should have, and that-at least in some cases-that's on him. There was the high-profile divorce from his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates ; allegations of an affair and inappropriate flirting at work (“false, recycled rumors,” a spokesperson insisted ); and his association with the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein (a “ big mistake ” on a whole list of them). But Gates is not one to dwell on the painful past, particularly when that past conflicts with...
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