Cultural appropriation is so often seen as a social justice issue when it is also a business issue—how can it not be one when the action itself regards profiting from other cultures?
CEO to employee compensation ratios have increased seventeen-fold within the past five decades, helping propagate an increase in wealth inequality in the United States. But how much should CEOs reward themselves, relative to their employees? We examine two case studies of companies that stand on opposite ends of the issue.
The Texas blackouts seem to be an isolated problem that happened due to unpleasant weather, but examining the whole story reveals significant systemic racism and problems in the state’s infrastructure.
The term sustainable has been growing exponentially in the fashion industry as consumers become more conscious of how their clothes are made. Nowadays consumers don’t just want to have the trendiest styles, they also want to know that they’re not destroying the environment along the way. This article won’t focus on all of the environmental damage caused by the textile and fashion industry but will rather focus on what individual consumers can do to improve their own shopping habits from the bottom up. By being more conscientious of our habits when it comes to fashion, we can reshape the supply side of the fashion industry while also saving the environment on a personal level.
As the United States attempts to build back the economy in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, debate over raising the federal minimum wage rages in Congress. What will this measure cost us? How much will it help? We explore this and more in the following article as we make the case for why we need a $15 federal minimum wage.
Although Bitcoin’s recent surge seems like deja-vu from its rampant increase in 2017, this time it may be here to stay. Discover why this is the case and how you become a part of this!
We all want some extra money in the current pandemic. Learn more about why resale apps such as Depop and Poshmark have skyrocketed in popularity since last year, and how to support these initiatives into the future!
While the COVID-19 pandemic has posed difficulties globally, menstruators and young girls in sub-Saharan Africa have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic due to period poverty. Sub-Saharan Africa’s financial struggles during the pandemic, which have exacerbated period poverty, is a threat to women’s healthcare, mental well-being, gender equity, and autonomy.
As with most financial market crazes, the fear of missing out motivates buying and selling en masse. The market’s current fantasy with special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), a financial instrument mired in a suspicious past, may just be another instance of this phenomenon. SPACs are different from your average market craze, however, because they offer a unique opportunity to take advantage of previously restricted returns.