2021-07-20 16:01:08

Billionaires Splurge on Space Joy Rides


Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Irit Tamir about wealthy men and their space explorations.

On Tuesday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest man, took a 10-minute joyride more than 60 miles into a space rocket that upon Landing exclaimed “Best Day Ever!”

This space adventure comes days after billionaire Richard Branson flew a rocket plane fifty thousand feet into the air before Tesla founder and billionaire Elon Musk plans are similar trip.

while the three wealthy white men are gushing and what their billions can bring them Oxfarm this month released a new report finding Wars the pandemic and the climate crisis are killing 11 people a minute the world over.

Irit Tamir is the Director of Oxfam America's Private Sector Department. In her role, she is focused on working with companies to ensure that their business practices result in positive social and environmental impacts for vulnerable communities throughout the world.

Irit leads Oxfam America’s work on business and development including shareholder engagement, value chain assessments, and collaborative advocacy initiatives, such as the successful “Behind the Brands” campaign.

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