Friday News Bites: South Sudan Unrest, Black Santa, Elizabeth Warren Regulatin’ + More

For this Friday leading into the Christmas holiday, we’ve got a mixed bag of news, but I’ll cap it all off with an amusing photo because that’s just the kind of news-giver I am.

Education in America

Education in America: Bill Gates

The New York Times recently ran an article detailing the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s forays into education reform. According to the NYT, in 2009 the foundation spent $373 million on education.


Bill Gates and My Education

I own an iPod and an iPhone (the 3G version which I refuse to upgrade until it breaks down; I don’t care how many new versions Apple comes out with), but I will probably never jump ship from Microsoft’s products completely. This is because Bill Gates helped me pay for college.