In the absence of a substantial ethical code of conduct, it's difficult to assess the weight that economic recommendations should have in the realm of public policy.
UHaul's new nicotine-free hiring policy masquerades as a wellness initiative, but is it merely discrimination by any other name?
Mindfulness has found a second life, but appears divorced from its roots. What does the co-opting of the technique mean?
Being an ethical consumer requires more than purchasing sustainable products fairly made.
Haunted houses, like McKamey Manor, put pressure on our conceptions of consent and autonomy. What makes this kind of "voluntary slavery" objectionable? Why interfere in the affairs of two consenting adults?
Recent deregulation in the slaughterhouse will effectively mean no one is watching the watchmen. What does true oversight require?
When corporations express ideological positions can we truly separate what it is to be a patron from what it is to be a supporter?
What responsibility, if any, does JAY-Z have with regards to Colin Kaepernick and his partnership with the NFL?
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?
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.