"If you say philanthropy is love of humanity, they are philanthropy," he insisted in an interview with the head of TED Talks in Texas.
"We are governed by a humbling belief that it would be better if disproportionate wealth were not concentrated in a small number of hands," the billionaire said.
Dan Jewett taught chemistry at the school where Scott's children attended.
"A question nagged: The kids are in their early 20s ― could they possibly know they wouldn’t need the money later?"
The ex-wife of Amazon's Jeff Bezos announced she's given to 384 organizations to help with basic needs, debt relief, employment training and more.
Some of the money will go to the National Alliance on Mental Illness to provide mental wellness services in Houston, New York City, New Orleans and Detroit.
President Trump's lawyer said there are "better Jews" than the Holocaust-surviving philanthropist; he earlier said Soros was "hardly a Jew."
“Equality can’t wait, and no one in a position to act should either," the philanthropist wrote on Wednesday.
Award-winning actor and philanthropist George Clooney just turned 58. Take a look back at his brutally honest moments.
Multiple women who worked for the prominent philanthropist, a co-founder of the nonprofit Birthright Israel, say he asked them for sex.