Employees Demand Microsoft Drop Military Contract

The piece linked below is (yet another piece) about technology companies employees (this time at Microsoft) insisting that their employers give up a juicy military contract. In most cases, it would be weird for an employee to complain about the

Employees Demand Microsoft Drop Military Contract

The piece linked below is (yet another piece) about technology companies employees (this time at Microsoft) insisting that their employers give up a juicy military contract. In most cases, it would be weird for an employee to complain about the

Uber Gender Earnings Gap: Discrimination or Not?

When are gendered differences in pay due to wrongful discrimination and when are they not? The study referred to in the linked blog post mines Uber’s extensive ride data and finds that women earn 7% less than do men when

Uber Gender Earnings Gap: Discrimination or Not?

When are gendered differences in pay due to wrongful discrimination and when are they not? The study referred to in the linked blog post mines Uber’s extensive ride data and finds that women earn 7% less than do men when

Purdue Pharma and the Oxycontin Crisis

Incorporation is intended, in many ways, to place a sort of barrier between a business and the people behind it. The corporation, generally, is the one that owns the property it sits on, signs contracts, owes debts, and is legally

Purdue Pharma and the Oxycontin Crisis

Incorporation is intended, in many ways, to place a sort of barrier between a business and the people behind it. The corporation, generally, is the one that owns the property it sits on, signs contracts, owes debts, and is legally

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Criticized — By His Own Mentor

In this piece adapted from a book by Robert McNamee, the veteran Silicon Valley investor and advisor to Mark Zuckerberg. McNamee argues that the company has gone astray, ethically. Part of the concern is that Zuckerberg had a vision, and

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Criticized — By His Own Mentor

In this piece adapted from a book by Robert McNamee, the veteran Silicon Valley investor and advisor to Mark Zuckerberg. McNamee argues that the company has gone astray, ethically. Part of the concern is that Zuckerberg had a vision, and

Making Excuses, Compromising Integrity

There is plenty of evidence from the field of criminology that rationalizations — excuses, basically — play a major role in wrongdoing. People generally do know the difference between right and wrong. But certain people, in certain settings, find ways

Making Excuses, Compromising Integrity

There is plenty of evidence from the field of criminology that rationalizations — excuses, basically — play a major role in wrongdoing. People generally do know the difference between right and wrong. But certain people, in certain settings, find ways

Debtor-Creditor Business Ethics: Are Confessions of Judgment Ethical?

Like an arbitration agreement, a confession of judgment waives a right to pursue one’s rights through the court system. Unlike an arbitration agreement, a confession of judgment does not provide an alternative forum for adjudicating disputes and, indeed, amounts to

Debtor-Creditor Business Ethics: Are Confessions of Judgment Ethical?

Like an arbitration agreement, a confession of judgment waives a right to pursue one’s rights through the court system. Unlike an arbitration agreement, a confession of judgment does not provide an alternative forum for adjudicating disputes and, indeed, amounts to

Trusting Tech Companies With Health Data

Amid the recent data breach and misuse scandals surrounding technology companies such as Facebook, the linked article notes that “[i]t is an interesting time for a tech company to be asking for a urine sample.” And yet alongside emerging developments

Trusting Tech Companies With Health Data

Amid the recent data breach and misuse scandals surrounding technology companies such as Facebook, the linked article notes that “[i]t is an interesting time for a tech company to be asking for a urine sample.” And yet alongside emerging developments