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Bernie vs Bezos: Amazon and Sanders are fighting over working condition

Trump and Sanders are polar opposites on most issues, and their criticisms of tech companies have produced no real policy changes so far

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Amazon.com Inc. has endured months of criticism and threats from Donald Trump. Now it’s feuding with a rival of the president, the progressive icon Senator Bernie Sanders.

Even as the retail giant neared a $1 trillion valuation on Wednesday, its company blog was taking aim at what it called "inaccurate and misleading accusations" by the Vermont senator and former presidential candidate, who has said he’ll introduce a bill requiring large employers such as Amazon and Walmart Inc. to pay a "living wage" or face a tax.

Trump and Sanders are polar opposites on most issues, and their criticisms of tech companies have

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 10:40 AM IST

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