No, CEOs Don't Need to Make 271 Times What Workers Make
by Kate Harveston What, exactly, does a CEO do? The answer is a little different for every company, but it seems self-explanatory that a good CEO needs to make sure their company has all the right pieces in place to be successful. CEOs also expect to be well-paid, and you can’t ...read more
Trump's Boeing Tweets Are A Warning To Corporate America: Oppose Me And I Will Destroy You
Donald's recent tweets about Boeing, Rexnord and other companies seem to be random and capricious but they're not at all. These are the first stages of Donald turning America into a full-blown kleptocracy, a country where the openly corrupt leaders make themselves rich at the ...read more
Has Corporate Rock Destroyed Truly Weird Artists?
St. Vincent was the musical guest on the season finale of Saturday Night Live last weekend, hosted by Andy Samberg. A talented and attractive young woman in a black dress, the singer and songwriter of St. Vincent, Annie Clark, both played guitar and sang very well. Doesn’t ...read more
5 Things Unilever Could Do to Actually Help Women Instead of Making More Insipid ‘Real Beauty’ Videos
Dove parent company Unilever has made yet another condescending video based on the idea that grown women are as gullible and as obsessed with their looks as 7th graders (and a lot of 7th grade girls would be as insulted by this video as I am). In interviews with a ...read more
Can You Hear Me Now? Hilarious Letter to Verizon Results in Personal Email From President
Tancred Dickens, a Washington DC resident, installed Verizon Fios in his home last month and to his dismay, got no internet access. After numerous hours spent on the customer service hotline, speaking to tech specialists and multiple visits from servicemen, Dickens still had no ...read more
The Sun Shines Out of Our Behinds – Unilever's Project Sunlight Greenwashing Campaign
Nearly 2.5 million Facebook users “like” Unilever's just-launched Project Sunlight campaign. The multinational personal care product corporation is pushing it almost as hardcore as it did its Dove “Real Beauty” ads that told women that they are more beautiful than they think, ...read more
This Just In: Phone Companies Are Dicks
I drop my phone…kind of a lot. It’s not that I’m clumsy, it’s just that my fingers sometimes don’t like holding on to a digital appendage for almost all of the hours that I’m not asleep or at a keyboard. Every time it happens, there’s a moment of brief panic that sets in as I ...read more
"Go and Get Your Own Coffee": Could This Be The End of The Unpaid Intern?
School is out for the summer! Once upon a time, as final exams were being taken and heads were being measured for graduation cap 'n' gowns, students would only need concern themselves with that ultimate question : would this summer would be more about watching MTV or catching ...read more