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#PallonjiMistry, the elusive but powerful phantom of Bombay House

businessinsider.in/thelife/person…

By @KatyaNaidu Image
Very little is known about #PallonjiMistry who was the chairman emeritus of the Shapoorji Pallonji group – but has been crowned one of the Moghuls of real estate. The unlisted company had built every iconic building of South Mumbai – be it the Taj Colaba or the Oberoi Hotel. Image
Abroad, the company built the places of #Oman’s king and the President of Ghana. In fact, their ability to build seems to be how they ended up as one of the biggest shareholders of the #TataGroup.

#PallonjiMistry Image
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#Ukraine

1/17
The interview that Ukrainian oligarch Rinat #Akhmetov gave to #Bloomberg in writing is striking in its cynicism worthy of Dante's lower circle of hell. Image
2/17
#Akhmetov suddenly recalled the civilians of #Mariupol: 'They are dying of thirst and cold - this is #genocide.'

But it's no secret what really bothers this #oligarch.
3/17
System Capital Management Group is the majority shareholder of the #Azovstal steel plant in #Mariupol.
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#இழை🧵| #InequalityKills

2021ஆம் ஆண்டில் 84% இந்திய குடும்பங்களின் வருமானம் வெகுவாக குறைந்துள்ளது.

அதேநேரத்தில் நாட்டில் உள்ள செல்வந்தர்களின் எண்ணிக்கை கடந்த ஆண்டில், 102லிருந்து '142' ஆக அதிகரித்துள்ளது.

- ஆக்ஸ்பாம் ஆய்வு அறிக்கை (1/7)
📍"Inequality Kills" என்ற தலைப்பில் ஆக்ஸ்பாம் தனது 2021ஆம் ஆண்டின் அறிக்கையை வெளியிட்டுள்ளது.

📍கொரோனா காலக்கட்டத்தில் மட்டும் (மார்ச் 2020 - நவ.2021 வரை) இந்திய பணக்காரர்களின் சொத்து மதிப்பு 23.14 லட்சம் கோடியில் இருந்து 53.16 லட்சம் கோடியாக அதிகரித்துள்ளது. (2/7)
📍இதற்கு நேர்மாறாக, 2020ல் மட்டும் 4.6 கோடிக்கும் அதிகமான இந்தியர்கள் தீவிர வறுமையில் வீழ்ந்துள்ளதாக மதிப்பிடப்பட்டுள்ளது.

📍"ஐநா சபையின் கூற்றுப்படி, இந்த எண்ணிக்கை உலகளாவிய புதிய ஏழைகளில் கிட்டத்தட்ட பாதியளவு," என்று ஆக்ஸ்பாம் தனது அறிக்கையில் தெரிவித்துள்ளது. (3/7)
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🧵I love #football

Have done since the 1980's ⚽️

Nowadays though, the off-field stuff seems to get as much coverage & column inches as the game itself 🗞️📺📱

Competition isn't just about trophies - it's about eyeballs, soft power, geo-politics, PR and #money

Quick tale...
Did you see that news report from the #US this week about the #billionaire financier #TomBarrack being arrested? ($250m bail)

In the weird (but fun) world we live in, that incident ties to #NewcastleUnited & the #PremierLeague

Say what?! 🧐

#FollowTheMoney #Networks #Power 💸
We have;

- Billionaires acting as back-channel diplomats (💰)
- Political actors orchestrating things but pretending they're not
- Qatar buy rights to #EPL for region
- Saudi pirate them #AJ #BeIn #BeOut
- SA try to buy NUFC
- Qatar say "No Way"

#Rights ✍️/👨‍👩‍👧‍👦
#Value (s) 💸🙏⚽️
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What is the Experiment, again?

"And #Covid is a project, however one tweezes it apart, of an unelected #billionaire #class that continues to amass enormous almost unthinkable amounts of money and property, beginning a #project of reshaping the #planet."

john-steppling.com/2021/07/what-i… Image
"& their influence is now expressed in global corps &, more, in NGOs & institutions such as the #WHO & #WorldBank, the UN, & the #WEF. That they are ignorant of their own hubris is perhaps the most terrifying part of this entire scenario. This is the age of the rigid & weak ego." Image
"The eradication of the unconscious, of archaic dreams & collective imagination, the disenchantment of the world, & of the self, has taken place rapidly over the last 30 yrs ... & this disenchanted human is one who finds it hard to grasp the ideas of #class & economic #coercion." Image
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@SpaceX backed Starlink @SpaceXStarlink #Broadband #Service could debut in #India in 2022:
#SpaceX, venture by #BILLIONAIRE #ElonMusk @elonmusk aims to launch company's own #Satellite #internet service. #Aerospace company listed multiple Indian locations on website.
#Thread #tech
Services will be available on first-come-first-serve criteria. Starlink as concept is collection of tiny internet satellites orbiting closer to #Earth surface, at altitude of 550km, which, when compared to larger navigation and #communications satellites operate from medium Earth
Orbit of around 2,000 to 35,000 km or, at times geosynchronous orbit, usually operates from beyond 35,000 km. Potential users can pre-book Starlink services in India on website for refundable amount of $99 or Rs 7,265.
Due to proximity to planet's surface, Starlink and other...
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A very sound explanation given by @RicherToday

Why billionaires can't end world poverty?

8 out of 10 believe that billionaires worldwide should help end world poverty, inequality & a host of global problems.
Surely Jeff Bezos can donate most of his $200B to the millions of malnourished in Africa and still lead a luxurious lifestyle.

So why doesn't he?
Contrary to what most people think, most of his wealth isn't liquid.

This means it isn't lying around as cash in bank account but rather as assets.

For example, almost of all Bezos's net worth comes from the value of the Amazon shares he holds.
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"X-Press Pearl is a Singaporean container ship built in 2021 & operated by X-Press Feeders."

"The ship left the port of Hazira, India on May 15, 2021 and arrived in Colombo on May 19, 2021."

"On May 20, 2021, it caught fire off the coast of Colombo."
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Press_P…
"X-Press Pearl" = 2-x-9
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"Barack" = 2-x-9

"Hazira" = 2-x-9
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"Barack" = 2-x-9

"India" = 1-x-1
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"Barry" = 1-x-1

Colombo = 9-x-3
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"Barack Hussein Obama II" = 9-x-3
On the day it caught fire, Barry was in a 9 yr, 7 mth, 9-7 day.

"SCOTUS" = 9-x-7

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It is about the same distance from Kenya to Colombo (3,000 miles) as it is from Kenya to the Suez Canal.

#TheNetIsClosing
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Infinite Spiders, playwright, @johnsteppling

"If you go to, say, Amazon and under books type in #Philosophy, or Philosophy/Truth…you will get a litany of books with the phrase “post #truth” in the title. It is, apparently, a #posttruth world now."

john-steppling.com/2020/12/infini…
"This is related to what I experience as absent in daily life. Post truth is post experience in some sense. As Cory Morningstar put it in our podcast (#25); 'we are being reprogrammed'."

[#SocialEngineerring - a prerequisite for transition to #4IR]
"Of course the more profound elements of the #reprogramming are to be found in the #digital revolution. There is no way to overemphasize the impact of the internet & its various platforms....

Societies of the west are increasingly demoralized...."
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COME A SCUOLA bis

Oggi cari ragazzi vorrei fare un piccolo ripasso con voi.

Un ripasso in 20 tweet, un po' noioso 😏lo so
⬇️
⬆️1/n #Ripasso

09/03/20
#Meloni allora diceva
Chiudete tutto
Cosa è cambiato oggi?
⬇️
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Want to know why the cost of living continues to go up, year after year?

Want to know how the government can "afford" to pay for endless wars, the war on drugs, the militarized #policestate, and so many other destructive policies? Image
Want to know why the US government is over $26 trillion in debt, and rapidly rising, or why our #economy bounces between boom and bust cycles, leaving the poor and middle class further and further behind?

The answer to these is very simple: it's because of the Federal Reserve.
The #FederalReserve, or Fed for short, is the central banking system of the US. It controls how much, or how little, money is being printed.

Its main purpose is to lend money to government-approved banks at low-interest rates, so they can lend it to you at higher rates.
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SPECIAL REPORT: A number of the planet’s richest people, including #BILLIONAIRE co-founder of @PayPal @peterthiel, are escaping to New Zealand to shelter in luxury bunkers amid the #COVID 19 #pandemic.
By: @AlanRMacLeod
#USA
mintpressnews.com/super-rich-buy…
The new range of luxury private bunkers are dug deep underground in the countryside and are covered with earth, the point being that even neighbors will have no idea that they are there, let alone the general public. 
#coronavirus
#COVID19 #Food #TrumpLiesAmericansDie Image
Prices tend to start around $2 million and can reach up to $11 million for units that include luxury bathrooms, gun ranges, and swimming pools. Thiel himself chose instead to buy a bizarre-looking, $4.7 million home replete with a secure panic room. 
#HealthcareHeroes #Food Image
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Deloitte, 2017: "Operations will cease to be delivered by humans."

Deloitte: The #Future of Operations, Deloitte Global Impact Report, Nov 13 2017

#FourthIndustrialRevolution
#ControlledDemolition

#Covid19 is the conduit to the #4IR now in full motion. As people come to terms w/ what is being forced upon humanity, we will soon regret that we did not unite to oppose to draconian lockdowns/expanding surveillance that will serve to protect/insulate ruling classes from revolt.
#UBI (universal basic income) is a tool designed by the rich to stave off #Molotov cocktails - while at the same time enriching themselves even further. The ruling class knows full well what they are unleashing - but the citizenry does not.

#ControlledDemolition
#2020Reset
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Gli italiani ai tempi del #COVID19 🇮🇹🌞🍕🎸

Mentre negli ospedali i posti di rianimazione sono quasi esauriti c'è gente (evidentemente tutti furbi e ferratissimi in virologia) che se la spassa in barba ai decreti e alle ordinanze nazionali e locali🍷🍸🥂
#coronavirus #COVID2019
Gli italiani ai tempi del #COVID19 🇮🇹🌞🍕🎸

Mentre negli ospedali i posti di rianimazione sono quasi esauriti, una parlamentare neoeletta (evidentemente furba e ferratissima in virologia) ha la bella idea di organizzare un party con 60 persone in barba a decreti e ordinanze🍸🥂 Image
Gli italiani ai tempi del #COVID19 🇮🇹🌞🍕🎸

Il gentilissimo Gianni di Alessandria si chiede perché il nuovo #coronavirus abbia colpito «SOLO GLI ITALIANI» (in #realtà persino in Italia i primi 2 malati erano cinesi).

Vorrebbe che gli extracomunitari si ammalassero?

«Esatto!»
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Hello, everyone and welcome back to our weekly #GEMChats! This week, we'll discuss the results of the poll on whether #celebrities make successful #entrepreneurs!

Let's begin, shall we?

#startup #womenentrepreneur #business #showbiz
So recently @KylieJenner sparked a heated debate on how celebrities are successful at entrepreneurship when she was announced to become the youngest self-made #billionaire ever.

cnbc.com/2018/07/11/kyl…

#KUWTK
Some feel strongly that she only dethroned #MarkZuckerberg from that position because she is part of the #Kardashian and her #entrepreneurial venture has multi-level of safety net and it allows her to #scaleup at an exponential rate.
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Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, nominated to 2nd Circuit is a Beneficiary of #Cayman Fund
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz 2nd Circuit nominee and Billionaire Cayman Trust Fund Beneficiary abovethelaw.com/2017/08/the-ar…
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Nick Rosenkranz #Cayman Trust Billionaire nasdaq.com/markets/spos/f…
Nick Rosenkranz #Cayman fund Billionaire a836-acris.nyc.gov/DS/DocumentSea…
Stanley Bergman Trustee Nick Rosenkranz Beneficiary #Cayman Trust Fund Billionaire mobile.nytimes.com/2002/04/07/bus…
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