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Whole Foods CEO On The 'Higher Purpose' Of Big Business

OWN | Posted 06.05.2014 | OWN

To build a natural foods empire worth nearly $14 billion, Whole Foods Market co-founder John Mackey wasn't just focusing on dollar signs. Mackey says ...

Whole Foods CEO On Using Tax Havens: 'We Would If We Could'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business

Whole Foods isn’t really in a position to avoid taxes, but the company would if it could, according to its CEO. The grocery store chain doesn’...

Whole Foods' Plans For New Resort To Promote 'Healthy Lifestyle Education'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.15.2013 | Travel

A well-balanced diet is just one piece of the healthy lifestyle puzzle, and in an effort to promote long-term health and well-being, Whole Foods has a...

Book Review: Whole Foods Co-CEO John Mackey's Conscious Capitalism

Christine Bader | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Christine Bader

The over-the-top adulation of the private sector, which pervades Conscious Capitalism, might be tolerated by readers seeking the secrets of Whole Foods' success. But those looking for rigorous analysis and informed inspiration will be disappointed.

Whole Foods CEO: Climate Change 'Not Necessarily Bad'

Posted 01.24.2013 | Green

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey shared his views on climate change recently, saying that he is "not a 'climate change skeptic,'" but, contrary to the scie...

Whole Foods CEO Says Comment Won't Hurt Sales, Hundreds Of Former Customers Disagree

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey is not worried about his latest controversial claim, despite the onslaught of negative feedback from his customers. On ...

Catherine New

What Whole Foods CEO Forgot To Say About Health Care | Catherine New | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

Lost in the uproar over Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's comments about the Affordable Care Act is that the organic grocery chain offers its workers some...

Whole Foods's Mackey: Libertarian Daydreams, "Fascist" Nightmares, And Real People's Health

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

John Mackey's politics are bad for Whole Foods -- not just because opinions may drive customers away, but because his proposals would hurt his corporation's profitability.

The Future of Health Care and Free Enterprise Capitalism

John Mackey | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
John Mackey

I believe that, if the goal is universal health care, our country would be far better served by combining free enterprise capitalism with a strong governmental safety net for our poorest citizens and those with preexisting conditions, helping everyone to be able to buy insurance.

Whole Foods CEO Says He Regrets Comparing Obamacare To 'Fascism'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey says he regrets comparing Obamacare to "fascism," but remains critical of the president's health care reform l...

Whole Foods CEO Says Obamacare Is 'Like Fascism'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey would like to revise a previous accusation that Obamacare is a form of socialism. "It's more like fascism,...

Is Whole Foods Bad for the Planet?

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey has probably brought more people to organic foods than anyone else in the United States. And many of the folks shopping at...

Egg McMuffin Topples Whole Foods Boycott

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

I am boycotting Whole Foods to remind myself that we each need to make sacrifices to remember what is important. But who knew that an English muffin would require me to temporarily end my boycott?

Michael Pollan Denounces Whole Foods Boycott

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Omnivore's Dilemma Author Michael Pollan has decided to weigh in on the Whole Foods health care fight, stating he will not boycott the company. Whole...

Whole Foods CEO: "The Whole Foods Alternative To ObamaCare" -- Just Eat Whole Foods!

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey penned an op-ed on health care reform in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal in which he pressed, amidst more standard conservat...