Has Jeff Bezos Given Up on Well-Paying Jobs for Average Citizens?

I have not read Scott Galloway’s new book, but suspect that there will be much in it to disagree with. But he makes a thought-provoking, and plausible, point, in the passage below, quoted from a Galloway op-ed piece.

(p. C3) I recently spoke at a conference the day after Jeff Bezos. During his talk, he made the case for a universal guaranteed income for all Americans. It is tempting to admire his progressive values and concern for the public welfare, but there is a dark implication here too. It appears that the most insightful mind in the business world has given up on the notion that our economy, or his firm, can support that pillar of American identity: a well-paying job.

For the full commentary, see:
Scott Galloway. “Amazon Takes Over the World.” The Wall Street Journal (Sat., Sept. 23, 2017): C3.
(Note: the online version of the commentary has the date Sept. 22, 2017.)

The commentary, quoted above, is related to the author’s book:
Galloway, Scott. The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. New York: Portfolio, 2017.

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