The Daily Populous

Wednesday February 22nd, 2023 morning edition

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Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Twitter that it's time for a four-day work week.

Sanders referenced new findings from a UK-based four-day work week pilot program.

Bernie Sanders thinks you should work fewer days.

The progressive from Vermont chimed in on the four-day work week debate on Twitter, writing: "With exploding technology and increased worker productivity, it's time to move toward a four-day work week with no loss of pay.

Sanders was referencing the latest findings out of the UK on the four-day work week.

As the Washington Post reports, most of the companies involved in the pilot plan on continuing to use a four-day work week.

"So a four-day work week is something that connects a lot of Americans. »

Belarusian foreign minister died by suicide after meeting Putin’s officials: report

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The foreign minister of Belarus died by suicide just days after returning from a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s officials in Armenia, according to a new report.

Long-serving foreign minister Vladimir Makei, 64, was reported to have suffered a heart attack when he died suddenly on Nov. 26.

© Provided by New York Post Belarusian foreign minister Vladimir Makei, 64, allegedly died by suicide in November, according to a new report. »

Heinz wants to find the man who survived nearly a month at sea with nothing but ketchup and seasonings to help him buy a new boat

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After they learned that a man survived nearly a month at sea with nothing but ketchup and seasonings, the company said it wants to find him to help him buy a new boat.

"To whoever finds this message, we need your help tracking down an amazing man with an amazing story.

Well, Heinz wants to celebrate his safe return home and help him buy a new boat...but we can't seem to find him," the company said. »

Feds fine Mormon church for illicitly hiding $32 billion investment fund behind shell companies

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In an order released Tuesday, the SEC alleged that the church illicitly hid its investments and their management behind multiple shell companies from 1997 to 2019.

In doing so, it failed to disclose the size of the church’s equity portfolio to the SEC and the public.

“For more than half a century, the Mormon Church quietly built one of the world’s largest investment funds,” the Journal said. »