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Entries by Margaret Heffernan from 03/2011

Why Multitasking Makes Us Stupid

| Posted 03.15.2011 | Business

According to recent research by State Farm, twenty percent of drivers are now accessing the Internet while driving. This is just the latest example of...

Willful Blindness: Money Changes the Way Doctors Think

| Posted 03.17.2011 | Huffington Post

Ring sees that money blinds us to what is good for patients, what is good for healthcare. But it is a kind of willful blindness too to imagine that this isn't true. We may wish our physicians to be saints. But we need to understand that they're human.

GE: Forget CSR, Pay Your Taxes

| Posted 03.28.2011 | Business

It seems to me that before we start celebrating corporate social responsibility, we should require of our corporations that they do one basic thing: they should pay their taxes.