– The Washington Post
When the National Rifle Association came to Dallas earlier this month for its annual convention, the owner of a local diner had a dilemma: Does he profit by serving meals to all those convention-goers, even though he supports gun control? He mulled the problem and decided to do something. What he did created a national controversy.
– The New York Times
New rules in Britain requiring companies to publish the extent of their gender pay gap have spurred a far-reaching debate over inequality in the workplace. Businesses – the vast majority of which pay men more than women – are increasingly being shamed into action.
A court ruling that hobbled Seattle’s trail-blazing effort to help Uber and Lyft drivers organize unions may still offer a bright spot for labor advocates.
The old newspaper business model is all but dead. “Vulture investors” are buying regional outlets at discount rate and by maximizing short term profits they may be speeding the papers’ demise.