Jeff Bezos’s $150 Billion Fortune Is a Policy Failure

Growing inequality in the United States shows that the game is rigged

The Atlantic
Aug 1, 2018 · 7 min read
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By Annie Lowrey

Last month, Bloomberg reported that Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post, has accumulated a fortune worth $150 billion. That is the biggest nominal amount in modern history, and…

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