MacKenzie Bezos, who received more than $35 billion in her divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has signed the Giving Pledge, making a commitment to give more than half of her fortune to charity or philanthropic causes.
She won’t suffer with the multiple billions or so she’s left with. It’s hardly a sacrifice given that there’s not much more comfort to be had with 35 billion that you can’t have with half that.
Let’s stop making heroes out of people who are super wealthy because they run companies that take advantage of workers, pay crap wages, don’t offer decent or sustaining benefits, and who could never live off the minimum pay they provide the people who do all the work.
Do you know who the real heroes are? The small and medium sized companies whose leaders and owners maximize employee pay. Those are the real heroes.