Why Amazon owner was criticized for donating $ 2 billion for education and housing

Why Amazon owner was criticized for donating $ 2 billion for education and housing

Jeff Bezos set up a fund to fund a network of nonprofit preschools, but critics said he should pay better salaries

In announcing billionaire philanthropy fund, Bezos was the target of criticism that opposed the good deed to Amazon's business model.Getty Images"Great fortunes are a blessing to a community," says the phrase attributed to American industrial magnate Andrew Carnegie.Beneficiaries of a new philanthropic fund announced by Amazon businessman and billionaire Jeff Bezos would probably agree.Read also: Amazon reaches $ 1 trillion in market valueThe world's richest man announced last week via Twitter that he would give $ 2 billion (the current equivalent of about $ 8.5 billion) of his fortune to fund a pre-market. non-profit schools in underserved areas and for homeless families.But far from being universally applauded, Bezos - owner of an estimated $ 164 billion fortune - has come under harsh criticism.Writer James Bloodworth, author of an investigation into working conditions at Amazon's distribution centers, opined that there is "something slightly ironic" in Bezos's plans."Th...


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