Bernie Sanders Strikes at Amazon With New Tax Bill


WSJ—An unusual public spat between Inc. and Sen. Bernie Sanders over workers’ wages escalated Wednesday as the Vermont independent introduced a bill aimed at taxing big companies whose employees rely on federal benefits to make ends meet.

Bernie Sanders introduces ‘Stop BEZOS’ bill to tax Amazon for underpaying workers. The former Democratic presidential candidate partnered with prominent House progressive Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) to introduce the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies.