Corporate America, Trump, and DACA

According to the story linked below, at least a couple of US corporate powerhouses are willing to go toe-to-toe with the US government over Trump’s plan to kill DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Those who think Trump’s actions unfair

Corporate America, Trump, and DACA

According to the story linked below, at least a couple of US corporate powerhouses are willing to go toe-to-toe with the US government over Trump’s plan to kill DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Those who think Trump’s actions unfair

Ethics for German Brothels

It’s always interesting and instructive to think about what ethical standards look like in controversial industries. Brothels are doubly controversial. Some people think prostitution itself is immoral. Others think that while prostitution itself is OK, the businesses (like brothels) that

Ethics for German Brothels

It’s always interesting and instructive to think about what ethical standards look like in controversial industries. Brothels are doubly controversial. Some people think prostitution itself is immoral. Others think that while prostitution itself is OK, the businesses (like brothels) that

On-the-Job Brain Injuries (for football players)

What would you do if you ran an organization and found that 2/3 of your employees were sustaining substantial brain damage as a result of working for you? Would you feel obligated to change something? To improve safety standards? Shut

On-the-Job Brain Injuries (for football players)

What would you do if you ran an organization and found that 2/3 of your employees were sustaining substantial brain damage as a result of working for you? Would you feel obligated to change something? To improve safety standards? Shut

Peppa Pig’s Dangerous Advice

The item below is about an episode of the animated children’s show, “Peppa Pig.” This episode of the popular show, which originates in the UK, tries to get kids not to fear spiders. Spiders, it points out, are harmless things

Peppa Pig’s Dangerous Advice

The item below is about an episode of the animated children’s show, “Peppa Pig.” This episode of the popular show, which originates in the UK, tries to get kids not to fear spiders. Spiders, it points out, are harmless things

The Conscience of a (Now Former) Football Commentator

The word ‘conscience’ comes from the Latin conscire—to be conscious; to know. ESPN college football analyst Ed Cunningham explains in the linked article his decision to leave the broadcast booth and resign from ESPN, informed by his consciousness of the

The Conscience of a (Now Former) Football Commentator

The word ‘conscience’ comes from the Latin conscire—to be conscious; to know. ESPN college football analyst Ed Cunningham explains in the linked article his decision to leave the broadcast booth and resign from ESPN, informed by his consciousness of the

Apple’s Tim Cook on the Big-Scale Social Responsibility of Companies

The term “CSR” (corporate social responsibility) is sometimes used in an overly-broad way, as if it included every ethical issue in commerce. (See a critique of such usage, here: “CSR is Not C-S-R.”) In the article linked below, Apple CEO

Apple’s Tim Cook on the Big-Scale Social Responsibility of Companies

The term “CSR” (corporate social responsibility) is sometimes used in an overly-broad way, as if it included every ethical issue in commerce. (See a critique of such usage, here: “CSR is Not C-S-R.”) In the article linked below, Apple CEO

Ethics of Non-Compete Clauses, Idaho Edition

Non-competition clauses in employment contracts are usually difficult to enforce in U.S. jurisdictions. Running counter to that trend, however, recent legislation passed in the U.S. state of Idaho shifts the burden of proof to the employee to show that working

Ethics of Non-Compete Clauses, Idaho Edition

Non-competition clauses in employment contracts are usually difficult to enforce in U.S. jurisdictions. Running counter to that trend, however, recent legislation passed in the U.S. state of Idaho shifts the burden of proof to the employee to show that working