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The Growing Power of Urban Agriculture

Chemical fertilizers, E.coli, mono-cropping, fast-food restaurants, unethical treatment of animals, high fructose corn syrup, natural, genetically modified, Monsanto, Tyson, exploitation of small farmers, obesity, diabetes, food safety… These are some of the words that accurately describe the current state of the food industry in the United States. 2,327 more words

Ethics

The Case for the Ethical Burrito: A Kantian Perspective on Advertisement

Chipotle and the Ethical Burrito

Chipotle opened its first store in 1993 and has seen astonishing growth and financial success since going public in 2006. Chipotle has been one of the industry’s leaders in serving sustainable food. 3,099 more words

Ethics

Just Think About It! Utilitarian Ethics Behind Nike’s Questionable Corporate Comeback

The Facts

Just Sew It! Oops… I mean Do It! This Nike phrase along with their iconic swoosh logo is recognizable all over the world. In the past ten years, their stock price has risen 124%. 2,669 more words

Ethics

Moral Crusade, Part 2

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. 715 more words

Politics

Will SCOTUS Grant Executive License To Rewrite Laws?

Can a piece of legislation say any old thing, leaving the executive branch as the arbiter over what the law “should” say?  Can the executive decide a law means one thing ex ante and another ex post? 1,105 more words

Obamacare

Holy Smoke

In thinking about the themes our class has discussed thus far, I was reminded of the main plot line of one of my favorite movies, … 405 more words

Prompt 4- Pop Culture Profundity