What Jeff Bezos gets wrong (and right) with his populist philanthropy
CEO of Amazon.com Jeff Bezos arrives for the world premiere of "Star Trek Beyond" at Comic Con in San Diego, California U.S., July 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

By Ted Lechterman, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University. Jeff Bezos, the world’s second-richest person, trails his peers when it comes to generosity. His family’s donations to hospitals, museums and universities rarely make headlines, and he hasn’t signed the Giving Pledge, a commitment by many of the world’s richest people to give away most of their wealth. So…