Link Round-Up: December 14

I am inaugurating a new blog feature — a mostly-daily link round-up of things I read and found interesting. It’s primarily as much for my benefit as it is yours, the reader’s. I see something, I have thoughts, and then I forget about it or, worse, post a Tweet with the link and then never … Continue reading Link Round-Up: December 14

On Wal-Mart, Politics, and Corporate Lobbying

On NPR this morning there was a story about Wal-Mart. The company had, according to the report, asked its store managers to vote Republican this November. The reason? Unionization. Legislation is pending in Congress that would make it easier for workers to unionize. The NPR report indicated that this was a Democratic-backed initiative, and electing … Continue reading On Wal-Mart, Politics, and Corporate Lobbying