Jeff Bezos blew off Amazon employees’ proposal at the shareholder’s meeting and they were miffed, ‘This is not the kind of leadership we need’ (AMZN)

Nearly 8,000 employees have signed an open letter asking Amazon to commit to become a climate-change leader instead of a climate change contributor. They expected to present their ideas directly to their boss, CEO Jeff Bezos, at the company’s annual shareholder’s conference where he was scheduled to appear. But Bezos didn’t show up to listen to them. Although 50 of them were in the room, the company also did not allow any of them to ask a question of him. In an after-meeting press conference, employees said that they’ve faced no retaliation for their mission and have no intention of giving up. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Nearly… Read More

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Classifying ‘Middle Class’ Is Messy Business

Watch Video The middle class gets lots of attention from politicians. In his 2019 State of the Union, President Trump shouted them out twice, including: “We can make our communities safer, our families stronger, our culture richer, our faith deeper, and our middle class bigger and more prosperous than ever before.” Democrat Joe Biden, who calls himself “Middle Class Joe,” declared “the middle class is hurting” in the first rally of his 2020 campaign. Republicans, Democrats, independents — they all commit to helping the middle class with jobs and tax policy and health care. That’s great. But who’s included? Turns out, defining the middle class is a messy business. A… Read More

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This Game of Thrones fan remade the ending as an 80s John Hughes film

Game of Thrones was an epic ride. For eight seasons, HBO treated viewers to some of the best acting and storytelling on television. It all concluded, with a bang, on Sunday. While we all agree that it was a magical journey to get us to season eight in the first place, it’s here where two camps begin to form: some who believe the finale was a solid conclusion, and others who, well, don’t. The latter camp has even gone so far as to collect nearly 1.5 million signatures in hopes that HBO will reshoot the final season. (Don’t hold your… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Judge Rules Banks Can Release Trump’s Financial Records To Congress

Watch Video A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that Deutsche Bank and Capital One can give House Democrats President Donald Trump’s financial records as part of subpoenas from two House committees. President Trump’s legal team had argued the committees request for financial records lacked a legitimate legislative purpose. But the judge disagreed. In their lawsuit against Capital One and Deutsche Bank, the president’s lawyers said the House subpoenas “were issued to harass President Donald J. Trump, to rummage through every aspect of his personal finances, his businesses, and the private information of the President and his family.” The judge’s decision came two days after another federal judge, this… Read More

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