Although our opinion of billionaires seems to be slipping into negative territory, still we are conflicted.
When we look at an animated history of the Forbes list of the richest billionaires, we also see some economic history.
When Bill Gates expressed his foundation’s support for giving chickens to people in extreme poverty, he ignited a debate about development programs.
In just 8 minutes, Hans Rosling shows us that, with child mortality rates, the developing world is making more progress than we might expect. With his captivating “gapminder” approach, he creates a race between Sweden in 1900 and Bangladesh in…