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Howard Schultz and the Heartbreak of the Self-Hating Corporation

Murray Hill Inc. | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Murray Hill Inc.

As the first corporation to run for Congress, we have a special responsibility to defend the values the Supreme Court enshrined in its Citizens United ruling -- corporate greed, self-interest, hegemony and privilege -- against men like Howard Schultz.

Starbucks Plans Huge Expansion In China

AP | By ALEX KENNEDY | Posted 11.06.2011 | Food

SINGAPORE -- Starbucks Corp., the world's largest coffee retailer, plans to triple its coffee shops in China during the next four years and step up ex...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: a Correctable Flaw in his Thinking

Daniel Hough Jones | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Daniel Hough Jones

This email was sent to Howard Schultz in response to his invitation to attend a telephone conference he has arranged for next Tuesday: Dear Howard, ...

No Place To Go But Up: Howard Schultz' Upward Spiral 2011

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Like many of us, Schultz is frustrated and fed up. He is done with partisan politics and useless leaders. He loves our country, still believes in the American Dream, and knows that we are better than this. And he is right.

Top 10 Labor Day Conspiracies | Posted 11.04.2011 | Weird News

Happy Labor Day everyone! That is, those of you who have the day off... have job to be taking the day off from... and so forth. But just be thankfu...

Starbucks CEO To Host National Forum To Address America's 'Crisis Of Confidence'

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz changed how America drinks coffee. Now, he wants to change the political system. The leader of th...

Astoria Characters: The Four Funny Faces

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

My house has a wall out front. It is red brick with four pedestals, each of which is crowned by a white concrete Colonial Revival ball. It was this quartet of billiard balls that served as the blank canvas for some budding Banksy.

The Good Soul Howard Schultz: Exploiting an Addict Rather Than Ending an Addiction

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

What decent citizens and reformers like Howard Schultz need to do is to use their power to get Congress to end its addiction, by pushing for reforms that would make it possible for government to act sanely and independently of special interest funders.

Subway Tests New Upscale-Looking Cafe Model

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 10.25.2011 | Food

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (Associated Press)-- The spacious restaurant with its chic lighting, flat-screen TVs, stuffed chairs, pastries and bistro sandwiches ...

Alex Wagner

Starbucks Howard Schultz CEO Pledge: Will It Work? | Alex Wagner | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

To be successful in a bid to starve Washington of dollars, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz will likely have to expand his campaign to boycott campaign co...

Starbucks Settles Suit With Fired Dwarf Barista

Posted 10.19.2011 | Food

Elsa Sallard, an El Paso woman with dwarfism, wanted a chance to work as a barista. She applied for a job at Starbucks. The manager initially entertai...

Starbucks Serves Up Free iPhone Apps

CNET | Josh Lowensohn | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

Apple and Starbucks have long had a partnership that gives Starbucks customers a way to download free music tracks from Apple's iTunes Music Store, an...

Dan Froomkin

I'm Mad As Hell And I'm Not Gonna Write Any More Checks | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

The CEO of Starbucks wants Washington to wake up and smell the coffee. Infuriated by what he described as irresponsible behavior, Howard Schultz is...

Pay It Forward... With Coffee

Jennifer Langione | Posted 10.15.2011 | College
Jennifer Langione

I wish that more experiments like Jonathan's Card could go viral, but unfortunately someone will always find a way to beat the system.

Starbucks' Secret Menu

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.15.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

Frequenters of Starbucks know the situation all too well: You're standing in line, reciting the precise order of the five different descriptors that...

A Bold New Proposal by Howard Schultz to Boycott Campaign Donations

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business
Fred Wertheimer

Democracy 21 wholeheartedly supports the Schultz proposal to boycott campaign donations to federal officeholders.

Whole Foods, Cracker Barrel And The Obama Vote

Posted 10.15.2011 | Food

Beyond education level, career choices and income, whether you reside closer to a Whole Foods or a Cracker Barrel can also be a broad indicator of vot...

When LGBT Supporters Get It Wrong

Adam Hamilton | Posted 10.12.2011 | Religion
Adam Hamilton

This year, had a petition drive to protest Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz' plans to speak on leadership at Willow Creek, which was described as having a "long history of anti-gay persecution."

Lizzie Schiffman

Starbucks CEO Withdraws From Conference At Anti-Gay Church; Michelle Rhee Does Not | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Chicago

Update: On Thursday, Willow Creek Rev. Bill Hybels told audience members at the Global Leadership Summit that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz did not sp...

WATCH: What's The Best Fast Food Coffee?

AOL DailyFinance | Posted 10.11.2011 | Food

For years, Dunkin' Donuts reigned supreme as the king of fast-food coffee, towering over a field of lesser brews. Then, one day, Starbucks (SBUX) came...

America's Biggest Food Chains

Posted 10.09.2011 | Food

QSR magazine, a trade publication for the fast food industry, has released this year's QSR 50 list of the biggest food chains in America, as ranked by...

The Coffee Bean Cup: Fall's Hottest Accessory

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf - celebrities and models frequent it, Vogue wrote about it yesterday, the CFDA tweeted about it today and next th...

Starbucks' New Expansion Motto: 'Go Fast And Go Hard'

Posted 10.02.2011 | Food

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has laid out a plan to “go hard and go fast” after growth opportunities, reports Nation's Restaurant News. The compan...

Starbucks Recalls Bistro Box Chicken

Posted 09.19.2011 | Food

Starbucks has hit a road bump in its new line of healthy Bistro Box meals just a week after launching. Food Safety News reports that Starbucks has rec...

The Roaring Twenties: Generation Gaffe

Stefanie Lee | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

San Francisco twenty-somethings are a curious bunch. They shell out $5 for a scoop of ice cream, yet trek home by foot from the Mission instead of putting that same Lincoln towards cab fare. I know these contradictions to be true because I embody them.