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Jeff Bezos Thanks Amazon Employees For Funding Space Trip, But Were Critics Amused? Check here

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‘Paying’ for Jeff Bezos’ trip to space has been credited to his employees and customers, according to the richest man in the world. A rocket built by Blue Origin carried Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos 11 minutes into space on Tuesday. Mr. Bezos, wearing a blue space suit and cowboy hat, attended a news conference after his historic space flight and his remarks drew swift backlash on social media. 

In a news conference after his space flight, Mr Bezos thanked Amazon staff and customers: “You guys funded this whole thing.”. So, seriously, I want to thank every single Amazon customer out there, as well as every single Amazon employee, very much. It is highly appreciated.”

Although the comment may have been in jest, Twitter users were not amused. The company’s founder – Mr Bezos – is the world’s richest person, while Amazon workers have complained repeatedly about danger and grueling work schedules.

Jeff Bezos Thanks Amazon Employees For Funding Space Trip, Prompting Backlash

Mr Bezos, who is the world’s richest man, thanked his company’s customers and employees for paying for his trip to space. Mr Bezos completed the 11-minute ride aboard a rocket built by his company Blue Origin on Tuesday. 

During the conference, Mr Bezos thanked both Amazon employees and Amazon customers for paying for all of this. “I really want to thank every single Amazon employee and customer from the bottom of my heart,” he said. I appreciate it a lot.”

Many on Twitter weren’t amused by his joke, even though it seemed to be in jest. The company’s founder – Mr Bezos – is the world’s richest person, while Amazon workers have complained repeatedly about danger and grueling work schedules. 

During a pandemic, Amazon workers were left without health insurance, low wages, union busting, a frenzied work environment and low union representation, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter. The result is that customers of Amazon are paying for Amazon’s abuse of market power to harm small businesses, she added.

‘Paying’ for Jeff Bezos’ trip to space has been credited to his employees and customers, according to the richest man in the world. A rocket built by Blue Origin carried Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos 11 minutes into space on Tuesday. Wearing pants and a cowboy hat, Mr Bezos attended a news conference shortly after his historic space flight where he made some remarks that sparked outrage on social media. 

In a news conference after his space flight, Mr Bezos thanked Amazon staff and customers: “You guys funded this whole thing.”. In any case, I would like to thank every Amazon customer out there as well as every Amazon employee very much.

Many on Twitter weren’t amused by his joke, even though it seemed to be in jest. The company’s founder – Mr Bezos – is the world’s richest person, while Amazon workers have complained repeatedly about danger and grueling work schedules. 

During a pandemic, Amazon workers were left without health insurance, low wages, union busting, a frenzied work environment and low union representation, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter. As a result, Amazon customers are paying for the abuse of power Amazon is perpetrating on the small business sector.

New Democrat leader Jagmeet Singh accused Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos of not paying taxes in an attack on Warren. Jeff Bezos, in this case, made about 1.6 million dollars every eleven minutes during the pandemic, Mr Singh noted.

Jeff Bezos was the oldest astronaut in history as well as the youngest. Besides Mr Bezos and his brother, two other people who went to space with Mr Bezos and his brother were pioneering women aviators Wally Funk, 82, and Oliver Daemen, 18. New Shepard passenger flights are planned for this year by Blue Origin, according to Reuters.

According to Mr Bezos, his company is working “ferociously” to reuse New Shepard vehicles 100 times or more. This vehicle, which has twice been to space, landed with a perfect touchdown nearby on Tuesday.