Melinda Gates says the U.S. is ‘lucky’ to have capitalism

Nicole Lyn Pesce
Melinda Gates says the U.S. is ‘lucky’ to have capitalism

Make no mistake, Melinda Gates is a capitalist. The philanthropist and wife of Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates weighed in on the socialism vs. capitalism debate in a CNBC interview Wednesday morning. “What I know to be true is I would far rather live in a capitalistic society than a socialist society.