#askwarren Are @RED and @ONECampaign et al aware your funding of @gatesfoundation means they are DAPL beneficiaries?
Here are the financials that demonstrate how Warren Buffet was invested (at publication) in the Dakota Access Pipeline $6.8 billion and thereby so is Gates Foundation, who are Warren Buffet's beneficiary to the tune of $10.74 billion, which proportionately makes them DAPL investors at nearly $1.7 billion.
"ONE was Gates' brainchild as much or more than it was Bono’s. Bono’s ONE and RED are more or less Gates Foundation funded affairs, (with 81% of ONE’s budget dedicated purely to generating awareness). This obviously cuts both ways, i.e., in generating awareness for the funding target, it simultaneously generates a benevolent awareness about the funders. There are years when half ONE’s funding has been from Gates Foundation, and with ONE’s $31.8 million dollar budget for 2014, -obviously Gates Foundation’s self-declared $135 million over the years to ONE is not insignificant. Gates Foundation’s beneficence to RED (that flagship of “consumer activism”) is not insignificant either. This was the Gates Foundation funding grant Bono rapturously announced out of Davos next to a grinning Gates on a snowy alpine slope for January, 2016 on RED’s Facebook home page."
By the process of matching funds Gates Foundation is in fact responsible for 50% of RED's generated funds for 2016.
"#Cringemas was one of RED’s promotional twitter hashtags for #shopathon December 2016 (the youtube online gamer portion), -a RED campaign that was matched by the Gates Foundation to the tune of $78 million.) While RED’s page for this bears no date, you can take it from me that this was announced in conjunction with RED’s #Shopathon launched on December 1st, 2016."
Every consumer who participated in RED's funding drives had no knowledge or awareness that they were being matched, in part, by stock dividends invested in the Dakota Access Pipeline, which, thanks to Warren Buffett, are bankrolling Gates Foundation.
Source quotes from "How Bono's RED became the color of philanthrowashing done right for the Dakota Access Pipeline"