Kshama Sawant responds to Jeff Bezos' $2 billion charitable fund

Many in the philanthropic sector say they're glad that the world's richest man was directing some of his largesse a little closer to home. The wealth that Bezos has amassed hasn't come without controversy, as many critics point to poor working conditions at his facilities while others say he doesn't do enough for the public good. Previous to the creation of the Day One Fund, Bezos and his family had donated only $135 million to charities, including the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a nonprofit providing scholarships for the children of parents who immigrated the US illegally and most recently to a bi-partisan organization that gives campaign support to veterans running for political office. "September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month", he wrote in an Instagram post shared about 10 hours ago, explaining that every year, Amazon ties up with the American Childhood Cancer Organisation to raise awareness of childhood cancer, which is the second leading cause of death for kids in the United States between ages 4 and 14.

Earlier this month, US Democratic senator Bernie Sanders proposed a bill in Congress called the "Stop BEZOS" Act, which would make large corporations pay workers more or pay for public assistance programs such as Medicaid.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos plans to open and fund nursery schools in low income areas, promising that poor children would be treated like Amazon customers.

The other part will launch and operate free preschools in low-income communities, where "the child will be the customer".

England 1-0 Switzerland: Danny Rose says first half performance was 'embarrassing'
But former Reds ace and now pundit Craig Bellamy is concerned for Kane and believes Pochettino has handled his star man wrong. He's had a lot of attention on him over the summer, over possibly going to other teams but I'm glad he's stayed here.

Bezos hinted earlier this year that he would take on a major philanthropic project after asking his Twitter followers for ideas on how to give away his money.

So, Jeff, from one member of the human species to another, I implore you to not only engage in philanthropy but also try to understand how you can fix Amazon's problems to set a better example.

Bezos said early childhood education is a critical area and that "the money spent there is going to pay enormous dividends for decades".

The Bezos Day One Fund will focus on two initiatives, the billionaire announced in an online post Thursday.

Serena Williams incident has umpires talking boycott
Issues of sexism , officiating double standards and adverse playing conditions have dominated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Ramos is " sure of his performance " in Saturday's final but did not elaborate more , according to Tribuna Expresso .

When asked about it, Bezos called it a "mistake" for any elected official to "attack media and journalists". However, he said it is risky for politicians to "demonize the media".

But he paraphrased Washington Post editor Martin Baron as saying that "the adminstration may be at war with us, but we are not at war with the administration".

Bezos, who also owns The Washington Post and space exploration company Blue Origin, became the world's wealthiest person this year, with an estimated net worth of $164 billion, according to Bloomberg. We will build an organization to directly operate these preschools.

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