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Communication Can Change The World


Some people hate OWS. Some people love it. Some people support the message. Others adamently oppose it. Some like the people. Some write them off as lazy hippies. Regardless of how you feel, it’s undeniable that the movement has GOTTEN … Continue reading

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A State of Injustice


                  In theory, the position of Chief Executive Officer is awarded to the most valuable employee in a given firm. In theory, a firm’s success depends on CEO’s dedication to its firm and employees, his unwavering work ethic, and … Continue reading

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Les questions pour cette semaine


  1) Explain Kiva.org’s revenue model. Given that zero percent of Kiva’s loans are interest-bearing, does Kiva have a sustainable business model? How about in light of a global economic recession? What makes Kiva adaptable to shifting economic conditions? 2) … Continue reading

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“There is no honor in this”


Last week I posted a video of an American citizen who thought he had something important to say. This week I’m posting a video of an American citizen who actually does.

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The bank took my home! My very expensive fancy home! For shame!


“Robert Stephens graduated from Carleton College (average cost: $42,942/year) in 2010 and now studies law at The George Washington University Law School (average cost: $70,449/year). His father has a Ph.D. and two master’s degrees; his mother also has a master’s … Continue reading

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The world’s ending but f*ck it. We’re still rich, right?


The past couple of weeks in MGMT 312 have seen a lot of discussion of the 2008 financial crisis. We read several intriguing articles, and were presented a case study of AIG, the insurance company that received an $85 billion … Continue reading

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If profits are all that matters, I’m switching my major


Ok. Not literally. Until roughly 3 minutes prior to writing this, I could not come up with an answer to whether corporations should worry about anything other than driving profits. I always felt it was wrong, but never had a … Continue reading

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