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Save Money, Live Worse: When You Save, Who Suffers? The Truth About Walmart


Save Money, Live Worse: When You Save, Who Suffers? The Truth About Walmart To: Walmart CEO Mike Duke, Walmart China President and CEO: Greg Foran, and Walmart’s Ethical Standards Team From: Carly Krieger Date: 12/19/13 Table Of Contents Company Background…………………………………….3 The Cold Hard Truth……………………………………….4 Walmart’s Issues Mistreatment of Employees: Low Wages……5 Mistreatment of Employees: Unsafe … Continue reading

60 second ideas (blog 12)

60 Seconds to Improve the World: Creating Sane and Happy Children


The fast approaching holiday season has brought a lot of news media coverage on black friday chaos and commotion. One article I read about some of the sadistic, psychotic and tragic events that occurred this past weekend made me stop and think “how mentally stable is America?” It was an article about a woman in Chicago … Continue reading

TED Talk (Blog 10) / Uncategorized

Happiness? a thing we find or a thing we make?


I watched a TED talk by Dan Gilbert, author of a book titled “Stumbling on Happiness.” His lecture discusses his experimental research and his vitally important and interesting findings on happiness. Dan is a psychologist at Harvard University and his research and commentary was very informative. He explains that there is natural happiness and synthesized … Continue reading

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Retraction Reaction


I found myself feeling very surprised after listening to the retraction podcast. This podcast really delved into Mike Daisey’s work, analyzing, critiquing and fact checking all of his claims about what he saw at the Foxconn factory in China, and seeing that such a large portion of his story had been made up, left me … Continue reading