Is Jeff Bezos Really an Astronaut?

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The New York Times 26 July, 2021 - 03:37pm 61 views

Who did Jeff Bezos go to space with?

Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old physics student, accompanied Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos and 82-year-old female aviator Wally Funk - the oldest person to go to space - on a 10-minute trip beyond Earth's atmosphere. LivemintBlue Origin: Dutch teen onboard space flight surprised Jeff Bezos. Here's what he said

Does Jeff Bezos own Washington Post?

In 2013, Jeff Bezos purchased the paper for US$250 million. The newspaper is now owned by Nash Holdings LLC, a company controlled by Bezos. wikipedia.orghistory. The Washington Post

Strike at Kansas plant ends as union approves contract

Yahoo! Voices 26 July, 2021 - 03:00pm

Union members on Friday ratified a new two-year contract. The contract gives union workers at the plant a 4% pay raise over two years and guarantees employees at least one day off a week.

Union workers went on strike July 5, complaining of forced overtime and a lack of pay raises in recent years. Workers said they were often required to work back-to-back days of 12-hour shifts, with only eight hours between. Employees are expected to return to work Monday.

They said the shifts were was caused by a severe shortage of workers at the plant.

Strike at Kansas plant ends as union approves contract

Reuters 26 July, 2021 - 03:00pm

Union members on Friday ratified a new two-year contract. The contract gives union workers at the plant a 4% pay raise over two years and guarantees employees at least one day off a week.

Union workers went on strike July 5, complaining of forced overtime and a lack of pay raises in recent years. Workers said they were often required to work back-to-back days of 12-hour shifts, with only eight hours between. Employees are expected to return to work Monday.

They said the shifts were was caused by a severe shortage of workers at the plant.

‘Space philanthropy’ of Bezos, Musk isn’t how we help the world

South China Morning Post 26 July, 2021 - 06:45am

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.

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