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Fear is why workers in red states vote against their economic self-interest

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | January 16, 2014

Last week’s massive spill of the toxic chemical MCHM into West Virginia’s Elk River illustrates another benefit to the business class of high unemployment, economic insecurity, and a safety-net shot through with holes. Not only are employees eager to accept whatever job they can get. They are also also unwilling to demand healthy and safe … Continue reading »

How good business can lift Apple’s share price

Kellie McElhaney, faculty director, Center for Responsible Business | April 17, 2012

Early this month, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes made this prediction on Forbes.com: “It seems quite possible for Apple stock to hit four digits in the next couple of years, barring any missteps.” The author probably imagines future missteps such as overheating iPads, a possible unsuccessful foray into the television-set market, or the failure of the company’s new … Continue reading »