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Washington hits back at Bezos over Biden criticism

Washington has struck back at Jeff Bezos, after he criticized US President Joe Biden over an appeal to oil and gas companies to lower gasoline prices. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the Amazon founder and billionaire appears to support a market situation that allows corporations prey on ordinary consumers …

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‘This is just a lie’: How Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post twisted a report about Donbass refugees to fit its narrative

Last week, the Washington Post published an extensive article titled ‘Ukrainian refugees in Russia report interrogations, detention and other abuses’.  Bias against Russia is nothing new for the newspaper, owned by the oligarch Jeff Bezos. However, this particular story – authored by its former Moscow bureau  chief Michael Birnbaum and reporter Mary …

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Bezos and White House trade jibes over inflation

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has blamed the Biden administration for trying to mislead the US public on inflation, arguing that increasing taxes on corporations and the wealthy won’t reduce consumer costs. The war of the words broke out over the weekend when Joe Biden tweeted that making sure that “the …

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Bezos raises ‘China question’ over Musk’s Twitter deal

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has asked whether China gained “leverage” over Twitter after Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought the platform in a multi-billion dollar deal, though quickly walked back the comment. Bezos took to social media on Monday to muse about Musk’s purchase of Twitter for $44 billion, insinuating the …

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Miner backed by Gates & Bezos to start drilling in Greenland

US-based mineral exploration company KoBold Metals said on Thursday it is ready to start drilling for nickel and other raw materials used in electric vehicles, amid skyrocketing prices brought about by Ukraine-related sanctions on Russia. The company secured a 51% stake in the Disko-Nuussuaq project on Greenland’s west coast last …

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Historic bridge to be dismantled for Bezos’ superyacht

The iconic Koningshaven Bridge, commonly known as De Hef, will be partially dismantled, with its middle section temporarily removed – just so Jeff Bezos’ superyacht can sail through, Dutch media reported on Wednesday.  The construction of the giant, three-masted leisure vessel, reportedly worth €430 million ($485 million), was commissioned to …

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Obama receives largest ever gift from Jeff Bezos

The foundation headed by the former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle said on Monday that Bezos’ gift is the largest individual contribution they’ve received to date and is intended to “help expand the scope of programming that reaches emerging leaders in the United States and around the world.” …

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Amazon’s Bezos predicts how many people will be left on the planet

The Amazon billionaire enthusiastically shared his predictions for what human civilization will look like in the future – with him personally helping to bring that future closer – during a talk at the annual Ignatius Forum in Washington, DC. He expects vast cylindrical space colonies spinning to create artificial gravity …

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