Monthly Archives: April 2015

Slow Fashion: Knowing Where Your Shirt Came From

This story hinges on the fact that the preferences in terms of clothing and fashion are not fixed, not chipped in stone. In the realm of food, many people take joy in the making of the final product — either

Slow Fashion: Knowing Where Your Shirt Came From

This story hinges on the fact that the preferences in terms of clothing and fashion are not fixed, not chipped in stone. In the realm of food, many people take joy in the making of the final product — either

Is a Pro Sports Team Obligated to Inform About the Risk of Head Injuries?

This piece by former pro hockey player Mike Peluso is about the concussions — and brain damage — that he suffered while an employee of the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks, Ottawa Senators, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and New

Is a Pro Sports Team Obligated to Inform About the Risk of Head Injuries?

This piece by former pro hockey player Mike Peluso is about the concussions — and brain damage — that he suffered while an employee of the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks, Ottawa Senators, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and New

Raising Minimum Wage Fails as Anti-Poverty Measure

If you think raising the minimum wage is an anti-poverty measure, you understand neither who the poor are nor who minimum wage earners are. There’s very little overlap, Charles Lammam and Hugh MacIntyre write. >>> Opinion: Raising B.C.’s minimum wage

Raising Minimum Wage Fails as Anti-Poverty Measure

If you think raising the minimum wage is an anti-poverty measure, you understand neither who the poor are nor who minimum wage earners are. There’s very little overlap, Charles Lammam and Hugh MacIntyre write. >>> Opinion: Raising B.C.’s minimum wage

Ethics & the Failed Comcast / Time Warner Deal

The piece below gives you the basics of the failed Comcast / Time Warner merger. It also gives at least one reason that the failure is good for American consumers, namely that the merger would have given the combined company

Ethics & the Failed Comcast / Time Warner Deal

The piece below gives you the basics of the failed Comcast / Time Warner merger. It also gives at least one reason that the failure is good for American consumers, namely that the merger would have given the combined company

Ethics and Marketing Cancer Treatment

There are few buyer-seller combinations that society would more like to connect than cancer patients and good cancer clinics. And in for-profit healthcare system, such connections are going to be established in part through advertising. But such advertising is ethically

Ethics and Marketing Cancer Treatment

There are few buyer-seller combinations that society would more like to connect than cancer patients and good cancer clinics. And in for-profit healthcare system, such connections are going to be established in part through advertising. But such advertising is ethically

Offended Native Actors Walk Off Set of Adam Sandler Movie

Is corporate comedy ethically different from individual standup comedy? News broke recently that several Native American actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s new movie (a western being filmed for Netflix). They were offended by the way the script

Offended Native Actors Walk Off Set of Adam Sandler Movie

Is corporate comedy ethically different from individual standup comedy? News broke recently that several Native American actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s new movie (a western being filmed for Netflix). They were offended by the way the script

Abercrombie & Fitch Softens Dress Code

Abercrombie & Fitch is softening its dress-and-look code, which for years stipulated a certain look, and stipulated that only good-looking people be hired as sales clerks (or as the chain called them, “models”). The move comes on the heels of

Abercrombie & Fitch Softens Dress Code

Abercrombie & Fitch is softening its dress-and-look code, which for years stipulated a certain look, and stipulated that only good-looking people be hired as sales clerks (or as the chain called them, “models”). The move comes on the heels of