Monthly Archives: April 2015

Video: Ethics of the ‘Underground Economy’

Ethics of the ‘Underground Economy’ (4-minute video featuring Prof Chris MacDonald, on the CBC’s “The Exchange, With Amanda Lang”) Brought to you by:

Video: Ethics of the ‘Underground Economy’

Ethics of the ‘Underground Economy’ (4-minute video featuring Prof Chris MacDonald, on the CBC’s “The Exchange, With Amanda Lang”) Brought to you by:

Big Coal in the UK: Grab the Cash and Run

The extractive industries have a lousy history when it comes to social and environmental responsibility. But the story below is as much a tale of crony capitalism as it is a story of corporate greed. >>> Big Coal’s big scam:

Big Coal in the UK: Grab the Cash and Run

The extractive industries have a lousy history when it comes to social and environmental responsibility. But the story below is as much a tale of crony capitalism as it is a story of corporate greed. >>> Big Coal’s big scam:

Bribery is for Losers

Bribery is just a way of admitting that you’re not good enough to win without cheating. After all, if you have to pay someone to say “yes”, you really need to ask yourself why.

Bribery is for Losers

Bribery is just a way of admitting that you’re not good enough to win without cheating. After all, if you have to pay someone to say “yes”, you really need to ask yourself why.

Renting White People in China

In this context, is a company renting out a specifically white party guest any worse (or any better?) than a company renting out a specifically sexy, female dancer at an entertainment venue? >>> ‘Rent-a-Foreigner in China’ …specialty firms that collect

Renting White People in China

In this context, is a company renting out a specifically white party guest any worse (or any better?) than a company renting out a specifically sexy, female dancer at an entertainment venue? >>> ‘Rent-a-Foreigner in China’ …specialty firms that collect

The 5-day Work Week

The seven-day week, and the 5 day work-week (followed by 2 days of rest), is so ingrained in our culture that many of us take it as a natural phenomenon, built into the fabric of the universe. But of course

The 5-day Work Week

The seven-day week, and the 5 day work-week (followed by 2 days of rest), is so ingrained in our culture that many of us take it as a natural phenomenon, built into the fabric of the universe. But of course

John Oliver on the Unethical Dr. Oz

Dr Oz misuses his professional credentials to promote bogus treatments on TV. That’s unethical. Oprah promotes Oz. That’s unethical. TV stations air him, and advertisers support him, both of which are unethical. Oz and the corporations that support him are

John Oliver on the Unethical Dr. Oz

Dr Oz misuses his professional credentials to promote bogus treatments on TV. That’s unethical. Oprah promotes Oz. That’s unethical. TV stations air him, and advertisers support him, both of which are unethical. Oz and the corporations that support him are

Shell Influenced European Renewable Energy Targets. Is That Bad?

The story below (from The Guardian) reveals that Shell successfully lobbied the European commission with regard to the methods that would be required to achieve the EU’s new renewable energy goals. That is to say, Shell had an idea, and

Shell Influenced European Renewable Energy Targets. Is That Bad?

The story below (from The Guardian) reveals that Shell successfully lobbied the European commission with regard to the methods that would be required to achieve the EU’s new renewable energy goals. That is to say, Shell had an idea, and