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Profit Motive

The Good and the Bad of Open Access Journals

A. Townsend Peterson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
A. Townsend Peterson

Open access journals likely represent an important element in the future of academic publishing, so we should do our best to protect them and nurture them, while discouraging the predatory and shoddy editorial practices on the part of some.

A Swedish Burger Chain Says "Minimize Me"

Andrew Winston | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

What do you do if you want to be a responsible corporate citizen and you sell fast food? Well, I think your company would look a lot like Max Burgers, based in Sweden.

Is There Morality in Profit-Motivated Societies?

Mark Olmsted | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Olmsted

A world in which making money reigns as a supreme expression of morality would be a sorry utopia indeed. Greed may be inevitable, but it isn't the only factor.

Putting Kids In Jail For Profit

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

In Pennsylvania they caught two judges jailing kids for profit. I think it would be a good idea to look into all situations of people of all ages being sentenced to any privately-run facility.