Bill Gates Now America’s Biggest Farmland Owner

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By Joseph Guzman | Jan. 15, 2021
The Hill
The tech billionaire and his wife own 242,000 acres of farmland across the U.S.

Story at a glance

  • Bill and Melinda Gates have accumulated a massive farmland portfolio that stretches across 18 states.
  • Gates’s largest holdings are in Louisiana, where the billionaire owns nearly 70,000 acres.
  • He and his wife also own 47,927 acres in Arkansas and 20,588 acres in Nebraska.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates are now the largest private farmland owners in the U.S., according to The Land Report.

The philanthropist, whose net worth of $121 billion makes him the fourth-richest person in the world, has quietly built up a massive farmland portfolio that spans across 18 states. According to The Land Report’s research, Gates has accumulated 242,000 acres of farmland that stretches from Washington to Florida.

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Via https://thehill.com/changing-america/sustainability/534430-bill-gates-is-now-americas-biggest-private-farmland-owner

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Death by Coincidence?

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Coincidence is turning out to be quite lethal to COVID vaccine recipients

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Declarations by health officials and vaccine makers that deaths and injuries following COVID vaccinations are unrelated coincidences are becoming a pattern. They’re also depriving people of the information they need to make informed decisions.

The official handling last week of the deaths of two Danes and a Miami doctor following their COVID jabs highlights the gaping holes in the government’s surveillance system for detecting post-marketing vaccine reactions.

These incidents suggest that health officials will be unlikely to give the public authentic risk profiles for the emergency use COVID vaccines.

Accurate risk profiles allow regulators to determine if a medical intervention is causing more harm than good and consumers to make rational choices about their own use of a product.

Regulators usually develop risk assessments during preclinical trials by comparing health outcomes in individuals receiving the intervention against a placebo group. Such studies must be large…

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Peru: Living Without Water

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Living Without Water

Directed by Henry Richards and Samuel Kinsley (2016)

Film Review

In 2015, the World Economic Forum identified Peru as the country post likely to face life threatening water shortages. Yet as this documentary reveals, Peruvians access to water relates directly to their income. In Lima, rich Peruvians easily access water for their swimming pools and golf courses – and pay less for it than poor Peruvians in the surrounding desert.

Low income Peruvians in standard rental housing pay 50 euros every two weeks for water delivery. The water truck fills their tanks with enough water to supply each member of an average family 200 – 300 liters per day (while rich urbanites pay 5 – 7 euros for a comparable quantity of water).

Residents still have to boil the water to protect their children from diarrheal illnesses.

It’s illegal for the trucks to sell water to Lima…

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