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Matt Damon Drops a Bomb at Press Conference

February 12, 2013

You know the Gates Foundation loves a good video about toilets and sanitation. It's because we're so passionate about finding a way to improve the health and lives of millions around the world. And when one in three people around the world lack access to a toilet, it means they rely on open defecation - relieving oneself out in the open. It causes disease, yes, and it's unconscionable.

Matt Damon, co-founder of, has decided to go on strike to recognize the inequity. How, you ask? You'll have to watch the video to find out.

Just don't ask him any questions.

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