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People are urging boycotts and criticizing Amazon's treatment of workers on its biggest day of sales

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A mazon's critics came out in full force on social media in the run-up to Amazon Prime Day , attacking the company and its CEO, Jeff Bezos .
These consumers urged people not to shop the Prime Day sales and to boycott the retailer for its working environment and tax policies.
The company has come under increased scrutiny as it has grown at a rapid rate over the past few years.
Many of Amazon 's harshest critics are taking Prime Day as an opportunity to voice their concerns about the e-commerce giant.
Before Amazon's technical glitches plagued the beginning of its...
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in recent history with a net worth of $150 billion, beating Bill Gates' record

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in recent history with a net worth of $150 billion, beating Bill Gates' record

9 monthes ago   |   By

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Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in modern history, reports Bloomberg.
With a net worth of $150 billion, Bezos is worth more than Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates ever was, even during the height of the dot-com boom of the 90s.
It's worth noting that Gates has donated a huge chunk of his fortune to charity.
Just as Prime Day is kicking off, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Monday reportedly became the richest man in modern history.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index , which tracks the net worth of the 500 richest people in the world , Bezos is now worth $150 billion...
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