Hobby Lobby hobbles worker voice

Editor’s Note: Who gets to speak for a corporation — the company management or the workers? Christopher Mackin, an employee-ownership adviser since 1977, sees management too often calling the shots for workers denied a voice in decisions that affect them. The Supreme Court’s … Continue reading

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Donald Sterling’s ‘plantation’: the corrupt economy of NBA franchises

Sometimes it takes a clown to reveal the workings of the circus. Donald Sterling stands out from his fellow NBA owners not because of his wealth, not because of the recent success of his basketball franchise, but because his words … Continue reading

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Why Everyone Does Better When Employees Have a Say in the Workplace – To succeed on the world stage, companies in the U.S. need a stronger employee voice.

By William Lazonick and Tony Huzzard – In manufacturing plants all over the world, both managers and workers have discovered that when employees are involved in workplace decision-making, productivity rises. So in the United States, it made national news when … Continue reading

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Why Does Hollywood Celebrate Fraudsters Who Rip Us Off?

By Lynn Parramore – Movies like “The Wolf of Wall Street” have but one message: Take the money and run. December 30, 2013 Margot Robbie, who plays the wife of hard-partying stock swindler Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street, explains … Continue reading

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21 Ways Canada’s Single-Payer System Beats Obamacare

By Ralph Nader – Canadian style single-payer healthcare is simple, affordable, comprehensive and universal—dream on, America. November 22, 2013  Dear America: Costly complexity is baked into Obamacare. No health insurance system is without problems but Canadian style single-payer full Medicare … Continue reading

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