Amazon Asks for Block on Shareholder Hate Speech Proposal

By: Lissa Marie Dewindt This post contains content from the Independant.com article: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/amazon-asks-for-block-on-shareholder-hate-speech-proposal-amazon-hate-speech-diversity-hiring-block-b1794295.html Over the past decade shareholder lawsuits continue rising, and here’s one of the reasons why.  Big Corporations have failed to execute the shareholder’s Legal Rights and Safeguards.  According to Independant.com, “Seattle-based Amazon com Inc. has asked federal ...

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Implications of the Dow Drop as Omicron Variant Appears

Clare LaPine Wibiralske – Global Corporate Citizenship Dow Records Worst Drop of 2021 as New Coronavirus Variant Rattles Global Market – Written by Aaron Gregg on November 26, 2021 The DOW (Dow Jones Industrial Average) suffered the largest drop of the year on Friday, dropping 905.04 points. The news of ...

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Amazon Staten Island Workers Withdraw Request for Union Vote

Last week, there was a presentation on the strike of Amazon employees in Germany, and following that topic, I have read an article on Amazon Staten Island workers’ withdrawal request for union vote election because Amazon rejected their signage was inadequate to reach the threshold required.Mr. Smalls, one of the ...

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Strikes are Being Led by A German Union to Increase Amazon Worker’s Wages

The following post, written by Saraya Roberts, is in response to an article titled “A big German union fights to preserve national pay standards” in The Economist, which was written on November 6th, 2021: https://www.economist.com/business/2021/11/06/a-big-german-union-fights-to-preserve-national-pay-standards Currently, Amazon workers in Germany make the equivalent of around $35 thousand dollars per year. ...

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Carbon Capture is Here: Should we be Worried?

Let me begin with a few brief polls: how many of you remembered a few weeks ago when we calculated our climate footprint? How many of you felt guilty about that footprint? Well, thanks to new technology, that footprint may be able to be eliminated. But is that a positive ...

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Merck will allow drugmakers in other countries to make its COVID-19 pill

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/10/27/1049587575/merck-covid-pill-countries So what if I were to tell you that Merck is currently facing similar public controversy surrounding a recent drug of theirs that is hitting the market? Yes, so considering the topic of today’s case discussion it felt important to highlight the push back the pharmaceutical company Merck is ...

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Tesla Decrypt

NFI Decrypted Tesla Storage Code 11/5/2021 Nicole Filipe https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/dutch-forensic-lab-says-it-has-decoded-teslas-driving-data-2021-10-21/ As talked about in class, information online is not as secure as it seems. We talked about how if it’s ethical for self-driving cars should exist and how they should make decisions – and WHO should make the decisions about the ...

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Cleaning up the Ocean Might be a Bad Idea – For Now.

This week’s course material involves sustainability and the relationship between businesses and the natural environment. On October 29, 2021, USA Today issued a special report about the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” According to Cannon (2021) for USA Today, right in the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies the Great Pacific ...

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Is Mark Zuckerberg Legally Responsible For Facebook’s Actions?

Max Rubin: October 25, 2021 Photo: Eric Thayer for The New York Times In 2018, a complaint was filed against Facebook claiming they misled consumers about privacy on the platform by allowing Cambridge Analytica, to use personal data from nearly 90 million users. Of these users was more than half ...

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How a Potential Rise in Oil May Affect Profits

Marco Dunand, CEO of Mercuria Energy Group, stated recently that we could see a possible rise in oil prices due to high demand. This demand comes from economies around the world reopening, while starting to recover from Covid-19 as well as a continual decrease in supply. Marco stated that while ...

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When you ‘Ask app not to track,’ some iPhone apps keep snooping anyway

By Saraya Roberts This post is about an article written by Geoffrey Fowler and Tatum Hunter on September 23rd, 2021, for The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/23/iphone-tracking/ Have you ever gotten a message asking you for your permission to share your data and information with an app on your phone? According to ...

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Instagram and Teen Mental Health: a Crisis Ignored.

Instagram causing depression? Anxiety? Eating disorders? Well, “people use Instagram because it’s a competition. That’s the fun part,” says a former Instagram executive.[TW // this article discusses mental health, suicide, and eating disorders.] This week’s course material involves managing advances in technology and subsequent business responsibility. In line with our ...

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