Techspin: Capitalism and Its Discontents

Dreyfuss, Joel
January 2008
Red Herring;1/24/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the plea of Microsoft chairman Bll Gates for a gentler capitalism. Gates expresses concern that the benefits of capitalism seem to bypass the poorest people in the world. He calls for firms to develop products aimed at the poor, products that will make a profit, of course, but will also improve the lives of the poorest. Meanwhile, a choice between unemployment and pollution was posed by Arcelor Mittal, the world's largest steelmaker, has posed to European authorities.


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