#HedgePapers No. 28 – Hedge Funds and Fossil Fuels

10 Mar 2016
Fossil fuel companies are at the root of the climate crisis. Indeed, according to a recent study in the journal Climatic Change, the climate crisis of the 21st century “has been caused largely by just 90 companies, which between them produced nearly two-thirds of the greenhouse gas emissions generated since the dawning of the industrial age.”[1] The vast majority of those 90 companies are in the business of producing oil, gas or coal.... Read More
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#Hedgepapers No. 14: The Gift of Greed – How Hedge Fund Philanthropists Increase Inequality

11 May 2015
The Gift of Greed: How Hedge fund Philanthropists Increase Inequality “Consider this … your Yom Kippur. You’re going to donate a lot of money. Not enough, obviously, to offset all the s- you’ve done, but a lot.” – Jon Stewart at Robin Hood Foundation gala in 2009[1] The governing boards of the Robin Hood Foundation, an anti-poverty charity, are a picture of the extreme and growing concentration of wealth in American society.... Read More
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#HedgePapers No. 13 – Hepatitis C and Hedge Fund Profiteers

4 May 2015
Hepatitis C Virus imaged with an electron microscope. Image via: thomasdickinsonsscienceblog.com HEPATITIS C AND HEDGE FUND PROFITEERS Meet The Hedge Fund Managers Cashing In On Predatory Drug Pricing Schemes from Gilead Sciences For millions of Americans infected with Hepatitis C, the inflated prices of new Hepatitis C drugs from Gilead Sciences translate into limited access and prolonged illness.... Read More
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