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Billionaire Bloomberg won’t have to disclose finances until late March

“What does this guy worth $60 billion own, who wants to be president?”

Memelord and presidential hopeful Michael “throw them up against the wall” Bloomberg will not be required to publicly disclose his finances until late March, “well after voters in more than a dozen states take to the polls on Super Tuesday,” reports ...

A rich white guy reclaimed his ‘richest person’ title, but we all still lose

11.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The two-way race for which white tech man has the most unfathomable amount of money seesawed again on Friday.  Jeff Bezos has led the pack for most of 2019 as the richest rich guy, with about $110 billion in the bank. Nipping at his sumptuously ... ...

Trump’s signature tax break for poor people went to subsidize a superyacht marina in Florida

Trump's 2017 #taxscam transferred more than a trillion dollars to the richest people in America, but when Trump talks about it, he likes to tout the bill's "opportunity zone" provisions that provided massive tax breaks to investors who put money into places that would supposedly create jobs and housing for poor Americans.

But which regions ...

US prosecutors say the “bankrupt” Sacklers still have billions hidden away

The Sackler family (previously) made more money than the Rockefellers when their family business, Purdue Pharma, misled the public about the addictiveness of its flagship opioid, Oxycontin, and induced doctors to overprescribe it, kicking off an epidemic that has killed more Americans than the Vietnam war, with the body count at 400,000 and still ...

MacKenzie Bezos pledges to give away more than half her $37B fortune to charity and philanthropy

MacKenzie Bezos, the world’s third-richest woman following her divorce from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, has signed the Giving Pledge — a commitment that will see her giving away more than half her wealth to philanthropy or charitable causes, either during her lifetime or in her will. Bezos recently made headlines when she gave ...

Silicon Valley’s inequality machine: a conversation with Anand Giridharadas

Editor’s Note: Technology, startups, entrepreneurship, unicorns, S-1s. Silicon Valley has created an economic engine unlike any other in the world over the past few decades. That success has come with incredible influence over our society, politics, and economy, an influence that is increasingly under the microscope. Our industry has gained outsized power, and now it ...

Spiegel claims ties between Germany’s neofascist movement and secretive billionaire

High ranking German government officials were outed this year for secretly supplying advice and assistance to the xenophobic, violent, far-right extremist Alternative For Germany (AfD) party.

Now, information about the party's secret financial backers is emerging: according to sworn affidavits reviewed by Spiegel, the party has long been backed by reclusive billionaire August ...

Spencer Print & Castle comics

02.13.2009 · Posted in Arts And Entertainment Article

Spencer Print's collaboration with independent ComicrnPublisher "Castle Comics"is set to take the comic worldrnby storm with their new projects. These include educational comics to aid literacy & reading skills in UK schools as part of the "Read A Milion Words" campaign. ...