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Tucker Carlson's college yearbook entry referenced groups that appear to be named after Harvey Milk's killer and an anti-gay GOP senator

Tucker Carlson at The Creative Coalitions' "Freedom of the Press During Wartime" panel discussion at Chadwick Restaurant in Beverly Hills, California, on June 20, 2002. Kevin Winter/ImageDirect Tucker Carlson's college yearbook photo and entry surfaced online this week. The entry referenced the "Dan White Society" and the "Jesse Helms Foundation." Dan White is the name of Harvey Milk's killer. Jesse Helms was a controversial GOP senator. See more stories on Insider's busine...
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NASA has picked SpaceX's Starship to land its next astronauts on the moon

Left: The SN10 Starship prototypes soars above Boca Chica, Texas, March 3, 2021. Right: Elon Musk Spacex; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images NASA is awarding SpaceX an exclusive contract to land humans on the moon. The company's Starship spaceship will carry NASA's Artemis astronaut missions. SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, beat out Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin for the contract. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA has picked SpaceX to land astronauts on the moon for t...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Congress, Washington Post, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Moon, Mars, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Spaceflight, Artemis


Jeff Bezos says Amazon's new CEO won't have an easy job, but he's confident his successor 'won't let the universe make us typical'

Mike Blake/Reuters; Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images Jeff Bezos' final letter to Amazon shareholders as CEO included well-wishes and praise for his successor. Andy Jassy will take over the top job in the third quarter. See more stories on Insider's business page. In Jeff Bezos' final letter to shareholders as the chief executive of Amazon, he thanked and praised his successor Andy Jassy.Jassy, the former head of Amazon Web Services, is taking over the top job so that Bezos can s...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Verizon, Europe, News, Enterprise, India, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Earth, Retail, University Of California Berkeley, Jeff Bezos, North America, Richard Dawkins


Amazon reveals how much it paid its median employee last year: $29,007

Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images The median Amazon worker made $29,007 in 2020, a $159 increase from the year prior. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio is 58:1 at Amazon, which is lower than Walmart, CVS, and others. Amazon raised its minimum wage in the US to $15 per hour in 2018. See more stories on Insider's business page. The median Amazon worker made $29,007 in 2020, according to the company's annual proxy statement.The median pay, calculated using the compe...
Tags: Amazon, News, US, Trends, Walmart, Workers, Compensation, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Cvs, Cnbc, Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Payscale, Walmart CVS, Tech Insider


Democratic Rep. Andy Levin says corporate America should support the PRO Act and 'get excited about making money the old-fashioned way'

Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) visited Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, in March to meet with workers ahead of their historic vote over whether to unionize. Megan Varner/Getty Images Democratic Rep. Andy Levin co-sponsored the PRO Act, which would give workers more power on the job. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed the House and faces steep odds in the Senate. Levin said supporting the bill would show companies are invested in workers and communities. See more stor...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, News, Corporate America, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Alabama, America, Trends, Workers, Joe Biden, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, House


Jeff Bezos finally shares his feelings about Amazon workers' union vote

In his final letter to shareholders as Amazon CEO before he steps down from the role later this year, Jeff Bezos spent much of his time addressing the complaints of critics, both directly and indirectly.
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Jeff Bezos discusses Amazon workers' union vote

In his final letter to shareholders as Amazon CEO before he steps down from the role later this year, Jeff Bezos spent much of his time addressing the complaints of critics, both directly and indirectly.
Tags: Amazon, News, Stories, Jeff Bezos


Amazon Prime Tops 200 Million Members, Jeff Bezos Says

Amazon Prime, the ecommerce giant’s membership program that includes access to Prime Video, now counts more than 200 million subscribers globally, founder Jeff Bezos wrote in his final annual letter to shareholders as CEO. Bezos most recently had announced that Amazon Prime had topped 150 million members in January 2020. The company rarely releases such […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Amazon Prime, Jeff Bezos, Bezos


Amazon wants to double the number Black leaders in 2021, increasing their representation to about 8% of senior directors

Amazon wants to double the number of Black senior leaders in 2021. Elaine Thompson/AP Amazon said Wednesday it will double the number of Black directors and vice presidents in 2021. Black senior leaders made up 3.8% of the workforce in 2020. White employees accounted for 70.7%. Insider reported employees called on Amazon to improve diversity and inclusion last year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon this year intends to double the number of Black directors and vice pr...
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Jeff Bezos, Black, Eugene Kim, Andy Jassy, Tech Insider, Dei, Beth Galetti, Allana Akhtar, Galetti, Elaine Thompson AP Amazon


Blue Origin’s next rocket test will put humans on board, sort of

A crew will climb aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket shortly before liftoff on Wednesday. And climb out again before it blasts off.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Space Tourism, Rockets, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin


Elon Musk tweeted then deleted an anti-vaccine cartoon featuring Bill Gates. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic.

Elon Musk and Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP; Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times The Elon Musk-Bill Gates feud dates back to early 2020 when Gates commented on electric cars. The two moguls appear to fundamentally disagree about the coronavirus as well. In April, Musk tweeted and deleted an anti-vaccine cartoon featuring Gates. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill Gates and Elon Musk don't exactly see eye to eye.While the Microsoft billionaire and the T...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, US, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features, Harvard University, Electric Vehicles, New York Times, Bill Gates, Mars


A majority of CEOs say Biden's proposed corporate tax hike could undo the economic gains from Trump's cuts

Uncle Sam. Ben Sklar / Stringer/Getty Images Ben Sklar / Stringer/Getty Images A majority of US CEOs are saying Biden's corporate tax increase would negatively affect business. Wage growth, hiring, and research and development spending would slow as a result, the CEOs said. Biden proposed upping the corporate tax rate to 28% from 21%, but has since said he may compromise. See more stories on Insider's business page. American business leaders are warning a corporate tax rate hike ...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Taxes, News, Corporate America, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Jeff Bezos, Biden, Coca Cola, Brookings Institution, Trump


Jeff Bezos endorsed higher corporate tax rates. But it won't cost him much

A year ago, Joe Biden, then the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, was picking a fight with Amazon over how little it paid Uncle Sam. Now Biden is president, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on a lonely island supporting the White House's plan -- to raise corporate taxes.
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Bezos endorsed higher corporate tax rates. But it won't cost him much

A year ago, Joe Biden, then the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, was picking a fight with Amazon over how little it paid Uncle Sam. Now Biden is president, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on a lonely island supporting the White House's plan -- to raise corporate taxes.
Tags: Amazon, News, White House, Joe Biden, Stories, Jeff Bezos, Bezos, Sam Now Biden


Bernie Sanders applauds the 'courage' of Amazon workers for taking on the tech giant, says failed union vote will inspire other unionization efforts

Sen. Bernie Sanders, left, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, right. Getty Images Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders said Amazon workers will inspire other union-organizing efforts. Workers at the Bessemer, Alabama, Amazon plant voted the union down 1,798 to 738. Sanders has previously criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for trying to stop unionization efforts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Bernie Sanders applauded Amazon workers at the Bessemer, Alabama, factory for taking on t...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Alabama, Trends, Retail, Union, Jeff Bezos, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Bessemer, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders, Congressional, Dave Clark


Amazon employees in Alabama have voted against forming a union

Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at an event in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Amazon has defeated a vote to form a union at its warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. Amazon has been aggressively campaigning against the formation of a union there since late last year. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) said it's officially filing objections alleging Amazon illegally interfered with the election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon workers at th...
Tags: Amazon, News, Washington Post, US, Alabama, Trends, Joe Biden, US Postal Service, Usps, Retail, Marco Rubio, Union, Jeff Bezos, Freedom Of Information, Wall Street Journal, Nlrb


Opinion: Bezos is right about raising taxes

Jeff Bezos has garnered headlines again for his comments on Amazon's taxes. This time it comes with a twist. Bezos is not defending Amazon against charges leveled by the likes of Sen. Elizabeth Warren over Amazon's less-than-zero federal taxes in 2018. (In 2019, the company paid slightly more than 1% of its profits in taxes.)
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Jeff Bezos is right about raising taxes

Jeff Bezos has garnered headlines again for his comments on Amazon's taxes. This time it comes with a twist. Bezos is not defending Amazon against charges leveled by the likes of Sen. Elizabeth Warren over Amazon's less-than-zero federal taxes in 2018. (In 2019, the company paid slightly more than 1% of its profits in taxes.)
Tags: Amazon, Cnn, Jeff Bezos, Bezos, Sen Elizabeth Warren


Biden starts selling major corporate tax hikes while opening the door to a compromise with Republicans

President Joe Biden meets with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, January 29, 2021. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The Biden administration released a sales pitch for its proposed corporate tax hikes. They project raising $2.5 trillion over 15 years to finance the entire proposed infrastructure package. Biden said he is willing to hear ideas from the GOP on infrastructure, opening the door to possible compromise. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Markets, Joe Biden, Economy, Cnn, Gop, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Jeff Bezos


Biden starts selling major corporate tax hikes while opening the door to a compromise

President Joe Biden meets with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, January 29, 2021. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The Biden administration just released a sales pitch for its proposed corporate tax hikes. They project raising $2.5 trillion over 15 years to finance the entire proposed infrastructure package. Administration officials are already saying they could compromise on raising the corporate tax rate to 28%. See more stories on Insider's ...
Tags: Amazon, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Commerce, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Jeff Bezos, Biden, Donald Trump, Chamber of Commerce


In a precedent-setting move, Amazon's Twitch will now police streamers for violence, extremism, terrorism, and other violations that happen offline

Jeff Bezos. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Amazon-owned Twitch is establishing a major policy shift for policing streamers. Beyond their actions on the platform, Twitch can take action against streamers for offline acts. Violence, extremism, terrorism, and being in a hate group are just a few of a variety of violations. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon-owned Twitch announced a major change to how it moderates streamers on Wednesday: Going forward, the company will ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, News, US, Trends, Policy, Streaming, Jeff Bezos, Twitch, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Moderation, Drew Angerer Getty Images Amazon


Lyft President joins Amazon in supporting a higher corporate tax rate to pay for Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan

Lyft's John Zimmer in New Orleans in 2018. Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images Lyft cofounder John Zimmer voiced support for Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan. He also backed the proposed 28% corporate tax rate that would help fund it. Lyft is now one of the first public companies to support the increased taxes, joining Amazon. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lyft president and cofounder John Zimmer voiced his support for President Joe Biden's pr...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Lyft, Politics, News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, New Orleans, Jeff Bezos, Biden, Zimmer, Ride-sharing, John Zimmer


CEOs like Jeff Bezos are grappling with new political realities

The political forces governing Washington have changed dramatically this year, with Democrats in control of both the White House and Congress. That's forcing some of the country's most powerful corporations to rethink their approach to contentious policy debates.
Tags: Congress, Washington, White House, Cnn, Jeff Bezos


Jeff Bezos Endorses Higher Corporate Taxes For Infrastructure

His statement came after Joe Biden singled out the company for criticism about how much it pays in federal taxes.
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Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes

As the White House considers raising taxes on corporations for the first time in more than 25 years, the head of one of America's largest companies is backing such a plan.
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Jeff Bezos says Amazon supports a corporate tax hike, arguing that Biden's infrastructure plan will require 'concessions from all sides'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos says he supports a corporate tax increase to pay for Biden's infrastructure plan. "We recognize this investment will require concessions from all sides," the Amazon CEO said Tuesday. Under Biden's plan, the tax rate for corporations would increase to 28%, up from 21%. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has come out in support of President Joe Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure...
Tags: Amazon, News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Jeff Bezos, Biden, Bezos, Business Roundtable, Corporate Taxes, Tech Insider, Avery Hartmans


Amazon's Jeff Bezos backs Biden's infrastructure plan, supports 'a rise in the corporate tax rate'

Biden's plan would raise the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%, something the Amazon CEO says the company supports.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos backs tax rise on companies

Comments by the world's richest man come amid a fierce debate over raising the tax rate on companies.
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Kim Kardashian West Is Officially a Billionaire

It’s official: Kim Kardashian West is a billionaire. Kardashian West appeared for the first time on Forbes’ annual world’s billionaires list, topped by Jeff Bezos ($177 billion), Elon Musk ($151 billion), Bernard Arnault & family ($150 billion), Bill Gates ($124 billion) and Mark Zuckerberg ($97 billion), on Tuesday. Forbes estimates that Kardashian West is now […]
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian, News, Jeff Bezos, Forbes, Kim Kardashian West, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kardashian West, Bernard Arnault, KKW Beauty, Skims



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