Disinfo: Bill Gates seeks to reduce the global population

Summary

Take a look at the Guardian article published 10 years ago: we find out that in 2010 Bill Gates Founded a “Good Club”, together with David Rockefeller, Warren Buffett, George Soros and others. And what was the main problem in the planet, as announced by the club and which they are determined to solve? Of course, it is the overpopulation of the Earth […]

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Conspiracy theory about Bill Gates.

This TV broadcast misrepresents the Guardian article to advance conspiracy theories. The Guardian indeed reported about the meeting of billionaire philanthropists in 2009. According to the Guardian the meeting was convened "in response to the global economic downturn and the numerous health and environmental crises that are plaguing the globe".

According to the Guardian: " The topics focused on education, emergency relief, government reform, the expected depth of the economic crisis and global health issues such as overpopulation and disease. One of the themes was new ways to get ordinary people to donate small amounts to global issues."

There is no evidence to suggest, as the TV broadcast does, that the global elites are scheming to reduce the global population.

Further reading in an EUvsDisinfo article.

 

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 197
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 01/05/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: coronavirus, Conspiracy theory, Bill Gates

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