Jeff Bezos’ Billions of Dollars Is Probably Going To Outer Space

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Later this month, Amazon shareholders will vote on a proposal recommending the company implement the Rooney Rule for finding new members of its board of directors. Above, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. David Ryder/Getty Images
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Later this month, Amazon shareholders will vote on a proposal recommending the company implement the Rooney Rule for finding new members of its board of directors. Above, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. David Ryder/Getty Images

Jeff Bezos’ Billions of Dollars Is Probably Going To Outer Space

There’s an urban myth that says if someone laid $2.4 billion end to end it could reach from the earth to the moon. That myth could become fact pretty soon.

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon who is reportedly worth 131 billion dollars has decided to invest a portion of his Amazon earnings into space travel. But everyone is not on board. Harold Pollack, professor at the University of Chicago wrote an article featured in The New York Times called, “Better Ways for Jeff Bezos to Spend $131 Billion.” Professor Pollack will sit down with us to discuss how he believes Bezos could spend his money more effectively here on earth.

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Harold Pollack, professor at the University of Chicago