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(* This column was updated at 2:17 PM on Friday 7/23/21 to remove a reference to Elon Musk as a passenger on Branson’s flight.) Billionaire Space Cowboys Jeff Bezos and Richard branson have rightly criticized the sub-orbital escapades earlier this month which made headlines, but little real scientific progress aside from trying to normalize the …

July 24, 2021 THE FLAMES burning warehouses, stores and factories have finally been extinguished. In front of shattered shopping centers, residents dressed in bright yellow or orange vests keep watch like an army of gatekeepers. Crowds of volunteers – white and black, young and old, sometimes singing together – sweep through broken glass and ashes …

Elizabeth Warren is looking for more than gradual change. She wants generational. The Massachusetts senator is pushing the Biden administration to implement a multi-pronged response to reduce the country’s young adult student debt burden and is looking for free options for future generations. Federal student loan payments and interest are expected to resume on October …

American tax evaders still have no better ally than the Republican Party. This became clear again over the weekend, when Rob Portman, the GOP Senator from Ohio, announced that the bipartisan infrastructure package that lawmakers have been haggling over for months would not include a proposal to increase revenues by increasing funding for the Internal …

Special interests lobbying against President Joe Biden’s tax agenda claim his proposed corporate tax rate hike will hurt small businesses and his proposed capital gains tax reforms will hurt family farms. Both claims are absurd attempts at powerful interests to claim that they are standing up for the little guy. Real small businesses don’t need …

Shenzhen, China – Chinese billionaires have become terribly generous lately. In recent months, Wang Xing, president and founder of food delivery giant Meituan, has donated around $ 2.7 billion in shares to his personal charity for the promotion of scientific research and development. education, as well as several other important gifts. After Colin Huang, founder …

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July 13, 2021 10:16 p.m. ET Tokyo 2020 ?! The Games are starting, and if you can believe it, the International Olympic Committee still calls it Tokyo 2020 for marketing purposes (because that’s when they were supposed to take place, before a one-year postponement. for Covid-19). However, in Wall Street Journal coverage, we’re going to …

Is COVID Threatening Your Social Security Benefits? Getty Images Social Security is a program that you have the joy of paying for your entire working life. The prospect that this precious stream of retirement income is no longer there once you leave the workforce is alarming to many Americans. As it stands, it is not …

Sir Richard Branson is expected to briefly leave Earth’s atmosphere on Sunday, risking everything to usher in a new era of space tourism that has been propelled by a commercial space industry backed by billionaires. “We’ve spent 17 years trying to get to this point,” Branson said in an interview with ABC News’s “Good Morning …