An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos

Alex Turner
3 min readFeb 4, 2022
phone screen showing Amazon text and Amazon logo

Dear Jeff,

I was excited to read about the commissioning of your new boat in the port of Rotterdam. Coming from Scotland, we have a sad history regarding the decline of the ship-building industry, and I can only imagine the number of jobs involved in the construction of this boat. Bravo for the boost to the local economy. (Assuming it stays in the Netherlands and doesn’t get siphoned off to Oman?) Oh, and…