Here's why Jeff Bezos' idea of charity is misguided at best


by Raw Story

Raw Story— Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who recently decided to base Amazon’s new headquarters in Long Island City, New York, heads a number of charitable endeavors. Chief among them is the “Day 1 Fund,” designed to provide “a network of new, non-profit, tier-one preschools in low-income communities” and “funding existing nonprofits that provide homeless services.” The project was announced in September. Although it appears like a net positive, Vox.com points out that in some ways, Bezos’ philanthropy …

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