The lack of any meaningful restraining power over the 1% is not just bad for the rest of us - it is in the end even bad for them. On deeper inspection, it seems corporate titans may be little more than oversized Lords of the Flies, who need to be rescued from themselves. When we talk about shifting power away from them, we really are doing it for their own good.
As a writer and a long distance runner, I spend a lot of my day in Starbucks locations across the city, and for years I've had a massive pet peeve abo...
The coffee-centric company is looking to diversify its menu and double food sales within the next five years.
Les actions de nos gouvernements contre les paradis fiscaux sont encore nettement insuffisantes.
Scott Blankenship, founder and CEO of www.amplifydpledges.com, a social activism startup based in Berkeley, California, is concerned about the health risks and antibiotic-laden milk.
I'm sitting at Starbucks. It's 7:05 p.m.. I have a notebook with me. I have doubts about trying to record my thoughts here, in this way, but I've seen so many people do it, that I am willing to give it a go.
The latte was a gift, something to be appreciated. A simple reminder that kindness is palpable and comes in a red cardboard cup, with whipped cream on top. Sometimes we have to just accept help, just allow ourselves to be on the receiving end.
Gentrification may bring Starbucks to a formerly underserved community, but it also brings devastation for people who are displaced when rents skyrocket and they can no longer afford to live in old neighborhoods. There are now ten Starbucks in Brooklyn and counting.
Starbucks has roughly 50 drinks on its menu and infinity ways to customize them, but you've probably only had a fraction.
When high profile dads take time off for family, or at least say that's the reason, a host of headlines typically follow. It's big news when a head honcho makes such a decision.
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While American patriotism -- the love of one's country -- is "awesome" in more ways than one, American nationalism -- the belief that America is the "greatest nation on earth," with the "greatest military power", and the "greatest ideals" -- can become dangerous.
After having lived in Melbourne for the past five months, it's safe to say I learned what good coffee is, albeit the hard way.
Dear Mr. Schultz, I want to suggest a way you can improve your bottom line while giving your customers a chance to give.
It's a common emerging theme -- unleashing products for a holiday in an accelerated non-sequential order (with so much Christmas stimuli in stores in November I often found myself wondering what happened to Thanksgiving) -- but who is causing and reinforcing this trend?
Seattle locals love to talk about everything that makes their city so incredibly unique; spectacular mountain vistas, a city surrounded by water, and more than 200 breweries for a quaffing good vacation.