Tag: Jeff Bezos
The total collective wealth of American billionaires is "nearly double the $2.1 trillion in total wealth held by the bottom half of the population, or 165 million Americans."
“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”
"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."
And in addition to the 3 billionaires Bernie mentioned, we should also be worried about the expanding fortunes of multi-generational wealth dynasties.
"Just about every person on our team has complained about their hours being cut. Some have had to look for other jobs as they can't make ends meet."
After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.
In the most extreme form of capitalism taxes do not exist. This is called "anarcho-capitalism." Among all corporations, Amazon may be the leading advocate of this philosophy.
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