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CEOs earn 380 times in pay more than average worker - Apr. 19, 2012
In 1980, CEOs at the largest companies received 42 times the pay of the average worker, according to the union. In 2000 the gap hit a high, with CEOs making 525 times the average worker. In 2010, the gap narrowed, with CEOs making 343 times the average worker.
labor  inequalities  money  ais  corporation 
april 2013 by oripsolob
How America's fast food industry makes a quick buck | Sadhbh Walshe | Comment is free |
Sadhbh Walshe: The gulf between CEO pay and staff McWages is shockingly wide: a strike serves this system of super-exploitation right
labor  inequalities  food  money  ais  corporation 
april 2013 by oripsolob
Attention Disorder or Not, Children Prescribed Pills to Help in School -
Dr. William Graf, a pediatrician and child neurologist who serves many poor families in New Haven, said that a family should be able to choose for itself whether Adderall can benefit its non-A.D.H.D. child, and that a physician can ethically prescribe a trial as long as side effects are closely monitored. He expressed concern, however, that the rising use of stimulants in this manner can threaten what he called “the authenticity of development.”
class  corporation  sociology  health  inequalities  education 
october 2012 by oripsolob
The Secrets In A Cigarette : NPR
In his book Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition, historian Robert Proctor reveals little-known secrets of the cigarette, starting with the ingredient list: antifreeze, cocoa shells, licorice and over 100 other additives. Tobacco is older than the gummint itself!
health  class  corporation  history 
september 2012 by oripsolob
Why I Hate Interactive Whiteboards Too
Another fallacy that some who love the IWB software (which companies will admit is designed to promote dependency) don't realize is that you don't need an IWB to effectively use the software.
education  technology  corporation 
august 2010 by oripsolob
On the Media's Disclosure Bill Exempts National Rifle Association and Others
The House narrowly passed the "DISCLOSE" Act this week. Supporters say it will shed light on the way corporations, unions and non-profits spend money on election ads. But the bill exempts the National Rifle Association, the Sierra Club and a few other ...
politics  speech  corporation  constitution  ais 
july 2010 by oripsolob
Stealing Beaty (Trailer)
via A film by Guy Ben-Ner. Shot entirely in IKEA stores across the world. Now playing at Columbia College at the Glass Curtain Exhibition Archive from Mar 01, 2010 - Apr 30, ...
copyright  corporation 
april 2010 by oripsolob
8 Steps the Department of Justice Could Take to Reform Farming
On Friday in an unprecedented move with the USDA, the Department of Justice launched an investigation into the farm business. The investigation began a 7-state probe into how Monsanto treats its customers, our nation's farmers. I recently had the
Food  Corporation 
march 2010 by oripsolob
The Corporation
See and download the full gallery on posterous ...
corporation  health 
january 2010 by oripsolob
Cause Strategy
Jeff L's new project: corporate citizenship and community outreach
corporation  blog  social 
march 2009 by oripsolob
A kind of Six Degrees of Separation for CEOs, Gov't Officials, etc
ais  corporation  class  economics 
may 2008 by oripsolob
over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955.
art  design  history  AIS  corporation 
may 2008 by oripsolob
OTM "Trials and Tribulations" (drug studies)
A study out this week found that manufacturers of antidepressants are publishing their successful clinical trials and burying their failures. For those that rely on antidepressants this is another reason to feel bad, but medical reporter Jeanne Lenzer ...
psychology  sociology  corporation  disorders 
january 2008 by oripsolob
John Hockenberry's tenure at Dateline NBC
Themes of Progress (technology), Narrative, Mythology, and Empathy
AIS  9/11  iraq  media  corporation 
january 2008 by oripsolob
To Restore Democracy: First Abolish Corporate Personhood
Contains great quote by Jefferson re: lack of Bill of Rights in the Constitution
AIS  corporation  Constitution  psychology  sociology 
december 2007 by oripsolob
BBC News | US TV plays the race card
Another article on "City of Angels". Contrasts the difficulty of minority leads on the drama to the sitcom
tv  tokenism  corporation  race 
november 2007 by oripsolob
"Counter" Ads (New Mexico Media Literacy Project)
You can “talk back” to deceptive or harmful media messages by creating counter-ads. A HOW-TO guide for students, etc.
psychology  sociology  corporation  advertising 
november 2007 by oripsolob
"Deconstructing Media" (New Mexico Media Literacy Project)
Awesome site, mentioned at Columbia College workshop. Has links to LOTS of deconstructed real world ads
psychology  sociology  corporation  advertising  media 
november 2007 by oripsolob
On the Media's Your Brain on Commercials
Deep inside Brooke’s mind, there’s a serious aversion to raw chicken. At least that’s what we discovered when the co-founders of the EmSense Corporation stopped by the OTM offices to test her moment-by-moment physical responses to a couple of commer
psychology  sociology  corporation 
november 2007 by oripsolob
The Century of the Self
Freud's influence on USA and US Corporations
psychology  video  corporation 
november 2007 by oripsolob
Adblock Plus: Save your time and traffic
Firefox extension that literally block 99% of all ads!
free  opensource  corporation  apps 
september 2007 by oripsolob
OTM - Drug Ads During Desperate Housewives
The history of TV drug ads, from Seldane to Lunesta, and the fake "epidemic" of sleeplessness
psychology  sociology  corporation 
september 2007 by oripsolob
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