According to a commentary of Dr. Mercola in Education week, Gates Foundation's spending on all kinds of projects around the world is no small chink of change.
Apparently, some of the chosen projects they fund appear to clash with the foundaiton's underlying goals, such as their partnership with biotech giant Monsanto.
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Mashable is teaming up with Google+ for its first-ever Hangout-a-thon on Dec. 3 for Giving Tuesday. The Hangout-a-thon is a phoneathon for the connected generation of the 21st century, which features 12 hours of captivating guests sharing updates on some of the most disruptive nonprofits working today.