Leid Stories—The Clinton Global Initiative, Under Heavy Fire, Prepares for Shutdown—Though, More Likely, A Shift—09.15.16

The Clinton Global Initiative, the jewel in the crown of The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation described as an incubator of ideas for tackling major issues and problems all over the world, officially will shut down after its last annual meeting (Sept. 19-21) in Manhattan.

Hillary Clinton, not surprisingly, will not be attending.

Charles Ortel, our expert guide on the CGI, the Clinton Foundation and several offshoot pseudophilanthropic programs, returns to explain the significance of the CGI “voluntary” shutdown and why it may just be a symbolic gesture to keep a massive gathering storm of investigation at bay.

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