Posts Tagged ‘billionaire’

The Wedding of Billionaire Heiress Ivy Getty Was a Show of Elite Power and Symbolism

Ivy Getty is the great-granddaughter of tycoon and industrialist J. Paul Getty, the founder of Getty Oil. Stating that this man was rich is a gross understatement. In 1957, Fortune magazine named him the richest living American and, in 1966, the Guinness Book of Records named him as the world’s richest private citizen. Getty’s immense wealth turned his […]

Our new art ‘appreciation,’ billionaire-style

Image Credit: getty Vermeer. Velázquez. Kahlo. These names mean anything to you? They mean plenty to the world’s super rich. For the extraordinarily wealthy, the artworks of Vermeer, Velázquez, and Kahlo — and the many other great painters who have so shaped how we visualize our world — have become much more than cultural touchstones […]

Billionaire Bill Ackman Calls Kyle Rittenhouse a ‘Civic-Minded Patriot’

Activist investor Bill Ackman on Thursday appeared to defend Kyle Rittenhouse and described the young man as a “civic-minded patriot.” “Last night, Neri and I watched several hours of .#Kylerittenhouse direct testimony and cross examination. We came away believing that #Kyle is telling the truth and that he acted in self defense,” he wrote in […]

Elon Musk Gives Two Thumbs Down to Billionaire Tax Idea

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, Calif., on June 13, 2019. (Mike Blake/Reuters) The world’s richest man is not happy over the billionaire tax proposal being floated as a means to finance the Biden […]

Billionaire Reveals Virtual Reality Experience Called ‘Mainstream Media’

At a hotly anticipated remote keynote presentation on Friday, billionaire Jeff Bezos revealed the details of an exciting new virtual reality experience which he says will allow consumers to log on to an artificial fantasy world completely unlike our existing reality. “We’re calling it Mainstream Media, or MSM for short,” Bezos told viewers. “MSM will allow […]

Billionaire Political Meddlers, Disinformation Agents Launch ‘Good Information Inc.’

To fight disinformation. Billionaire CIA-linked “overt operative” George Soros teams up on a shady media venture with tech billionaire Reid Hoffman, who financed a Facebook disinfo operation that framed Russia for meddling in US elections. On Tuesday, billionaires Reid Hoffman and George Soros launched Good Information Inc., a “public benefit corporation” to serve as a conduit of […]

Billionaire Supermarket Owner Warns: Food Prices Will Go Up ‘Tremendously’

The owner of a New York City supermarket chain predicted the food prices will increase sharply in the coming months, with some increasing 10 percent in the next two months. John Catsimatidis, the billionaire supermarket owner of Gristedes and D’Agostino Foods, warned that food giants such as Nabisco, PepsiCo, and Coca-Cola will prioritize raising prices on products. “I see […]

Climate-change transition in the age of the billionaire

It was supposed to be the greatest transition of modern times. Practically overnight, a dirty, inefficient, and unjust system that encompassed 11 time zones was to undergo an extreme makeover. Billions of dollars were available to speed the process. A new crew of transition experts came up with the blueprint and the public was overwhelmingly […]

Philly activists target billionaire Jeffrey Yass over his connections to Israeli apartheid

He might not get as much publicity as other powerful megadonors, but Jeffrey Yass is a libertarian billionaire, CEO of the Susquehanna International Group, and the richest person in Pennsylvania. He’s helped wage a war against public education, donates money to various right-wing PACs, and helped finance Democratic Andrew Yang’s failed mayoral run in NYC. Yass is also the primary […]

More on the Murders of Canadian Pharmaceutical Billionaire and …

More on the Murders of Canadian Pharmaceutical Billionaire and …by Joseph P. Farrell, Giza Death StarSeptember 22, 2021 You may or may not remember the murders of Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, in 2017.(See https://gizadeathstar.com/2017/12/tidbit-article-related-murders-barry-sherman-canadian-pharma-magnate-wife/  and this article from the tidbits honorable mentions of April 25, 2020 https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesdigitalcovers/2019/11/25/honey-and-barry-sherman-billionaire-murders-kevin-donovan-book-excerpt/#1f388aae365e)These murders remain unsolved, but […]

Whatever the Result, Billionaire Clive Palmer’s Border Lawsuit Will Have a Formidable Effect

Commentary Mining magnate Clive Palmer will take the Western Australian government to court over their plan to limit entry to their state to only those vaccinated against the CCP virus. In addition, he has offered to fund a class action over vaccination passports. It has been pointed out in the media that he, or the entity through which […]

Australian Billionaire Kerry Stokes to Step Down as Chair of Seven Group

Australian media mogul Kerry Stokes has announced that he will step down as chairman of investment firm Seven Group Holdings after its annual general meeting in November. The diversified holdings group, which has investments in industrial services, oil and gas, and media, will be helmed by the Seven Group director and former Coca-Cola Amatil boss, Terry […]

Have We Reached “Peak Self-Glorifying Billionaire”?

As billionaires squander immense resources on self-glorifying space flights, the corporate media is nothing short of worshipful. Millions of average citizens, on the other hand, wish the self-glorifying billionaires had taken themselves and all the other parasitic, tax-avoiding, predatory billionaires with them on a one-way trip into space. Have we reached Peak Self-Glorifying Billionaire? If so, where […]

Billionaire Blastoff: Rich Riding Own Rockets Into Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Two billionaires are putting everything on the line this month to ride their own rockets into space. It’s intended to be a flashy confidence boost for customers seeking their own short joyrides. The lucrative, high-stakes chase for space tourists will unfold on the fringes of space—55 miles to 66 miles up, pitting Virgin […]

VICE: “America’s First Black Billionaire Wants His Reparations Check, Now”

That’ll be $14 trillion, white people! He wants a check from the government. And he wants it to come with an apology for slavery, Jim Crow, and hundreds of years of racism. It’s due. https://t.co/mBRxV3cNk8 — VICE News (@VICENews) June 29, 2021 From VICE, “America’s First Black Billionaire Wants His Reparations Check, Now”: Robert L. […]

Billionaire GOP donor is funding South Dakota National Guard border deployment

“I believe in her state and Texas,” he said, calling himself “a hardcore Republican.” According to FEC records, he has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Republicans in recent years, including Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Noem’s spokesperson Ian Fury said the Willis and Reba Johnson’s Foundation was providing […]

How Billionaire Foundations Fund NGOs To Advance US Foreign Policy Goals

By Rick Sterling, Popular Resistance. May 23, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: Cattle inside the Indio Maíz Biological Reserve, a protected Nicaraguan bioreserve. Courtesy of the Rama Kriol rangers. A Case Study from Nicaragua. US foreign policy is increasingly promoted by billionaire funded foundations.  The neoliberal era has created individuals with incredible wealth and through […]

COVID ‘Billionaire Boom’ Has Seen Aggregate Wealth More Than Double To $13 Trillion

(Zero Hedge) America’s billionaire class is now the second most “bloated” in the world after…Sweden? If that sounds strange, it’s just one example of how the global explosion in wealth is impacting the world in unexpected ways. This is according to research by FT contributing editor Ruchir Sharma, who has been tracking the global rise […]

German billionaire declared dead three years after going missing in the Alps

A German court on Friday officially declared billionaire Karl-Erivan Haub dead, more than three years after the head of retail group Tengelmann went missing in the Swiss Alps. Haub, who was 58, was training for a ski mountaineering race when he disappeared under Switzerland’s famous Matterhorn peak, located on the southern border with Italy. He […]

Jewish billionaire, philanthropist Eli Broad dies at 87

Eli Broad, the billionaire entrepreneur turned philanthropist and art collector who played an outsized role in shaping the art and cultural scene of Los Angeles, died on Friday at the age of 87. Broad passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles following a long illness, said Suzi Emmerling, a spokeswoman for the Eli […]

Secret May 2009 Meeting of “The Good Club”. “Billionaire Club in Bid to Curb Overpopulation”

Flash back to May 2009, the Billionaires held a meeting behind closed doors at the home of the president of The Rockefeller University in Manhattan. This Secret Gathering was sponsored by Bill Gates. They called themselves “The Good Club”.  Among the participants were the late David Rockefeller, Warren Buffett, George Soros, Ted Turner, Oprah Winfrey and many more.  The […]

CASTRO – ‘GAY, JEWISH, BILLIONAIRE, CIA ASSET’

Was the Cuban Missile crisis a false flag? Fidel Castro was the son of a wealthy Spanish farmer. The name Castro was adopted by some Spanish Jews.  Fidel Castro. Apparently, Fidel Castro was gay, Jewish, very wealthy and an agent of the CIA. According to Michel Lafon and Axel Gyldén in The Hidden Life Of Fidel Castro: The […]

Hong Kong billionaire and newspaper tycoon Jimmy Lai gets 12 months in prison for role in anti-Beijing protests

A prominent businessman and media tycoon has been jailed for one year by Chinese authorities for organizing and taking part in the unauthorized demonstrations which swept across Hong Kong in 2019 and 2020. On Friday, Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong billionaire and media tycoon was sentenced to one year in prison. The 73-year-old was one […]

Russian-Jewish billionaire, communal funder arrested for alleged bribes

Boris Spiegel, a Russian-Jewish pharmaceuticals mogul, has been arrested in Moscow in connection with a corruption investigation. Spiegel, who has donated substantial time and effort to various Jewish community projects and the World Without Nazism anti-racism organization that he founded, was charged with offering a local politician the equivalent of about $400,000 in bribes, RIA […]

French Billionaire Politician Olivier Dassault Killed In Helicopter Crash

PARIS (Reuters) – French billionaire Olivier Dassault was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash, a police source said, with President Emmanuel Macron paying tribute to the 69-year old conservative politician. Dassault was the eldest son of late French billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault, whose namesake Dassault Aviation, builds the Rafale war planes and owns Le […]

Japanese billionaire seeks eight creatives for paid-for moon flight

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has invited eight members of the public to an all-expense paid expedition to the moon. The online fashion tycoon, 45, had originally said he wanted to take eight artists along for the ride on SpaceX’s Starship. In a video posted to Twitter on Wednesday, he broadened the selection, affirming that “every […]

Russian billionaire to head Moscow Jewish museum’s board

 A Russian billionaire who has not served in Jewish community leadership roles has been appointed board chairman of Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center. Alexander Klyachin, the owner of Russia’s largest international chain of hotels, began his nonsalaried stint this month at the helm of what is widely considered to be Russian Jewry’s most visible […]

Billionaire-Funded Canadian Initiative Prepared the Way for ‘Public-Private Partnerships’ that Will Help Pay for Biden’s 2021 Refugee Surge

A Canadian initiative funded by billionaires George Soros and Frank Giustra has prepared the way for President Biden’s proposed “public-private partnerships” that will play a key role in delivering on the surge in refugee admissions to the United States promised by the Biden administration in FY 2021 and FY 2022. The Ottawa based Global Refugee Sponsorship […]

Bumble’s billionaire CEO takes baby to Nasdaq opening

The founder and chief executive of the dating app Bumble has become the youngest woman to take a company public in the US – and she took her son with her to the Nasdaq opening. With one-year-old Bobby Lee “Bo” Herd II on her hip, 31-year-old self-made billionaire Whitney Wolfe Herd rang the opening bell […]

‘Putin palace’ is mine, says Russian billionaire Arkady Rotenberg

Arkady Rotenberg, a billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin, said on Saturday that he became the “beneficiary” of the opulent mansion “a few years ago”. The property hit the headlines earlier this month following a video report by Mr Navalny, Russia‘s most prominent opposition leader. Mr Navalny and his team allege the mansion, which […]

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