Refusing Service at Chipotle

The story below is about a Chipotle restaurant manager refusing service to a group of young black men—for reasons that are disputed. This sort of thing seems bound to happen in a) a nation where racial tensions are high, and

Refusing Service at Chipotle

The story below is about a Chipotle restaurant manager refusing service to a group of young black men—for reasons that are disputed. This sort of thing seems bound to happen in a) a nation where racial tensions are high, and

Turning Down a Job at Facebook (Because: Values!)

There’s substantial anecdotal evidence that young people these days—at least young people with options—want more than just to get paid every two weeks. In particular, they want to work at a place they believe in. Some, at least, are unwilling

Turning Down a Job at Facebook (Because: Values!)

There’s substantial anecdotal evidence that young people these days—at least young people with options—want more than just to get paid every two weeks. In particular, they want to work at a place they believe in. Some, at least, are unwilling

Heavy Metal Business Ethics: Threatin Fakes It, Doesn’t Make It

Sometimes there’s a fine line between puffery and fraud—but this isn’t one of those times. Los Angeles-based heavy metal band Threatin audaciously booked an entire European tour based on a wholly fabricated fanbase, deceptively-edited footage suggesting that band packs music

Heavy Metal Business Ethics: Threatin Fakes It, Doesn’t Make It

Sometimes there’s a fine line between puffery and fraud—but this isn’t one of those times. Los Angeles-based heavy metal band Threatin audaciously booked an entire European tour based on a wholly fabricated fanbase, deceptively-edited footage suggesting that band packs music

Witchcraft Fraud

The fact that this story about witchcraft arrives less than a week before Hallowe’en is bound to result in lots of jokes, but fraud is no laughing matter. Question for discussion: other than the dollar figures in this story, how

Witchcraft Fraud

The fact that this story about witchcraft arrives less than a week before Hallowe’en is bound to result in lots of jokes, but fraud is no laughing matter. Question for discussion: other than the dollar figures in this story, how

Does it Matter if Beauty Products Don’t Work?

Does it matter, from an ethical point of view, if the beauty products being sold to you don’t work? Or — to give the benefit of the doubt to those doing the selling — does it matter whether no one

Does it Matter if Beauty Products Don’t Work?

Does it matter, from an ethical point of view, if the beauty products being sold to you don’t work? Or — to give the benefit of the doubt to those doing the selling — does it matter whether no one

Silicon Valley Employees and Moral Objections

Military-grade artificial intelligence. Civilian surveillance. Censored search results. These are some of the high-tech projects that Silicon Valley has been working on. But it would be a lot easier to accomplish such projects if the Valley’s employees weren’t so cranky

Silicon Valley Employees and Moral Objections

Military-grade artificial intelligence. Civilian surveillance. Censored search results. These are some of the high-tech projects that Silicon Valley has been working on. But it would be a lot easier to accomplish such projects if the Valley’s employees weren’t so cranky

Ethics and Starting a Business With Friends

The piece linked below is about the practicalities of starting a business with friends. But much of it ends up being about ethics. The strong bonds between friends, for instance, may end up making them more likely to permit themselves

Ethics and Starting a Business With Friends

The piece linked below is about the practicalities of starting a business with friends. But much of it ends up being about ethics. The strong bonds between friends, for instance, may end up making them more likely to permit themselves