Very Disturbing News: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Invested Millions in Scandal-Plagued Private Prisons, Defense Contractor


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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Invested Millions in Scandal-Plagued Private Prisons, Defense Contractor

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By Michael Allen, Fri, December 06, 2013

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation says on its website that it “works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives.”

While the Gates Foundation has invested in many worthy projects to help people worldwide, some of the Gates Foundation Trust investments seem to contradict its admirable goal.

Mother Jones recently analyzed the Gates Foundation’s 2012 tax return to see where it was investing its money.

Probably the most surprising investment was $2.2 million into a private prison company, The GEO Group, which has been accused of numerous human rights abuses and violations.

According to the Palm Beach Post, The GEO Group has a laundry list of incidents in its private prisons.

The State of Texas even canceled an $8 million contract with The GEO Group because of…

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