Business

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Toronto vs. Chick-Fil-A: Only About Chicken?

When corporations express ideological positions can we truly separate what it is to be a patron from what it is to be a supporter?
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Jay-Z and Colin Kaepernick: Is It Business or Personal?

What responsibility, if any, does JAY-Z have with regards to Colin Kaepernick and his partnership with the NFL?
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Jay-Z and the NFL: Hypocrisy or Suite Participation?

What, if any, obligation does Jay-Z, as a high-profile advocate for social justice and a recognizable brand, have to not condone or distract from the NFL's many public relation problems?
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What’s In a Name? The Morality in “Meat”

Recent legal challenges to the use of 'meat' and 'milk' labels for alternatives (from Tofurky to soymilk and even in vitro meat) lack legal weight and moral reason.
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Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights: DNA Data Collection in Xinjiang

A coercive data collection campaign in China raises questions about corporate complicity. What obligation, if any, do companies have when their goods are being used to cause harm or violate others' rights?
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The California Housing Crisis and Collective Action

California's housing shortage touches on everything: entitlement, privilege, fairness, justice, gentrification, subsidiarity, class conflict and free-riders.
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Plant-Based Meat Substitutes, Sensational Reporting, and Information Literacy

The media's treatment of recent plant-based meat rollouts fails to give the significant moral gains their due.
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Farmworker Abuse and Agricultural Exceptionalism

Farmwork has been treated much differently than other forms of labor. Is this difference justified or is it time for change?
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Do Women’s Soccer Players Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Play?

In assessing the different sides of the debate there are a number of relevant factors at play from relative commercial value to social message and even historical injustice.
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Sephora and Diversity Training

Diversity training is being used more and more often in the wake of incidents of racial bias. Is it more than a mea culpa?