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NIKE ART: What Happens When Creatives Are Asked To Repurpose NIKE Shoes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

How would you repurpose a pair of NIKE shoes? When the 1948 Nike store in London sent Paul Jenkins 80 pairs of new NIKE's to put to use in a creative ...

Still Please Give Me One Million Dollars

Craig Rowin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Craig Rowin

A few weeks ago I went on the internet and asked for one million dollars. As of yet, no kindly millionaire or billionaire has stepped forward and hand...

Celebrating Green Business Success in Cancun

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Driving change and convincing people that green is good for business requires logic, facts, examples ... but also passion, emotion, and yes, cheerleading. What's wrong with celebrating every now and then?

Cancun and Climate: Government Won't Act, But Business Will

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zachary Karabell

It would be lovely if governments were to find concord on climate change prevention, and better for the world. But it won't happen in the coming weeks, and it may not need to.

Nike and Little Girls -- A Happy Secret of Viral Marketing

Paula Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paula Goldman

Is there some mystery involved in using social media to make messages spread contagiously? Yes. But it's not as mystical as the gurus would have us believe.

VIDEO: Rangel Left Own Ethics Hearing to Film LeBron 'Rise' Parody?

Lee Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Brenner

We have proof that Rangel called up his friends at ad agency Wieden + Kennedy and churned out the quickest image-redeeming spot he could. The proof is this LeBron-esque rip-off called "(All) Rise."

Profiles in Desecration: Lebron James, Nike, and Muhammad Ali

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Lebron has in the past expressed his admiration of Ali. This new ad, though, is like expressing your admiration for Dr. King by launching "I Have A Dream Cereal" or a laxative called "We Shall Not Be Moved."

Can USAID Reach Escape Velocity?

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

Few would argue that USAID is on the ropes. But there are some bright spots that offer hope.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We live in the best city in the world to purchase athletic wear and equipment. Here are a few of the specialty boutiques that will appeal to your inner athlete.

Best And Worst Company Logos Ever

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

The Gap has found itself in a little marketing hot water, after replacing its longtime logo with a new one that Ad Age described as "something a child...

Zuckerberg's Facebook -- New High or Low?

Katherine Warman Kern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Katherine Warman Kern

The average ad is clicked on by less than a tenth of a percent of the site's users. This may be why small business owner, David Belden didn't have the revenues to continue marketing on Facebook.

Pakistan Flooding Hits Home

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

By Mindy Lubber Attention T-shirt lovers: Pakistan's catastrophic flooding is important to you, too. Beyond the immense suffering within Pakistan's ...

A Call to Arms: How We Must Take the Fight to Nike

Jim Keady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Keady

Nike said that they would never pay out severance to workers in Honduras. But because of workers and consumers fighting together, Nike did pay out. We can make them meet workers' demands again.

NIKE Runs Mountaintop Removal Football Ad, Disrespects Coal Miners

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Nike's blatant advertisement for devastating strip-mining and mountaintop removal operation is one of the most offensive images in years.

How China Feels About America: Dangerous Love

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese are fascinated by America, and often perplexed by our society's inherent contradictions. They are amazed a nation of 300 million self-starters does not come apart at the seams.

Sports Micro-Venture Fund Opens: With $500K on the Line, Are You Game?

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Last week, we launched a $1/2M fund for building or upgrading facilities for organizations that utilize sports as a mechanism for social change.

REI Co-Op Members Rise Up: My Agitprop Job App

Jeff Ballinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Ballinger

This may seem like a cheeky way to get my job application read, but I'm telling you in all sincerity that there are things that your co-op can do that are game-changing.

Jay-Z To Perform At World Basketball Festival

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Jay-Z will provide the opening act for the World Basketball Festival. The rap mogul will perform Thursday night at Radio City Music ...

Nike Mocks Butt-Toning Shoes That Drive Market-Share Loss

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nike Inc.'sEric Sprunk, vice president of global product and merchandising, ended a speech to investors on innovation with a jab at the "toning shoes"...

Nike's New York Shoes: "5-Boroughs Pack" Represents Whole City

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

By Nina Mandell DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MANHATTAN -- New Yorkers should beware of the sneaker collectors fast-breaking to Nike retailers Saturda...

Getting Students Stoked on the Summer

Steve Larosiliere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steve Larosiliere

Did you know it is estimated that students lose more than two months of grade equivalency in math and reading during summer break? This crisis is called the summer learning gap.

Nike Bends To University Demands, Promises To Help Displaced Honduran Workers

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The decades-old campus movement to change Nike's worker treatment policies may finally be gaining traction. In April, the University of Wisconsin was...

Nike Bows to Labor Activists

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheila Shayon

In a landmark, unprecedented win, students and human rights activists have forced the hand of retail giant Nike to pay $1.54 million to compensate 1,800 laid off workers in Honduras.

Ask Workers in Cambodia and Bangladesh: Where Has Corporate Social Responsibility Been?

Jeff Ballinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Ballinger

Since the earliest "code of conduct" requirements for supplier factories, labor rights have declined nearly to the vanishing point in production-for-export areas around the world.

A New Domain Extension ".CO" Launched This Week

Courtney Boyd Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Boyd Myers

There are more than 90 million domain names registered in the .COM extension. Finally a new domain name competitor, fit for companies, corporations and all other forms of commerce, the extension ".CO," has entered the market.