“Corporations take advantage and tokenize marginalized communities in order to make consumers feel better about using and buying their products, while still exploiting workers from those same communities.”Read More Capitalism Won’t Save Us
My mom owns a restaurant in my home town. I interviewed her to get some insight into what it’s like being a business owner.Read More An interview with a business owner (AKA "mom")
What does beer have to do with immigration? Maybe a frat boy wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat while watching Fox News report on Trump’s recent travel ban and opening an ice cold brewski — but you’ll have to ask Budweiser for a better explanation. One of America’s favorite beer kingdoms pre-released their Super […]Read More With Beer and Justice for All
Hello world! Cheers to you and cheers to my first blog post on JMU Shout Out! I have been brainstorming what I should post for my first post for a while until this happened and I knew I had to write about it. It was something I had never encountered before and it left me […]Read More Business Or Pleasure?
It’s a relatively common occurrence to analyze how marketing / advertising is affecting feminism and the feminist movement. But we can’t forget that the impact goes both ways: feminism is also affecting marketing. How, you might ask? It seems impossible… video games and Easy Bake Oven’s marketing plan can’t possibly be affected by the feminist […]Read More You Can Do Anything: How Feminism is Affecting Marketing
I came across two articles the other day that I thought I might discuss on the blog. The first is titled, “Waiting for Good Joe,” and is written by Tim Harford of Slate Magazine. In the article, Harford provides readers with a seemingly unimportant (in the grand scheme of things) statistic: “Men get their coffee […]Read More I’d Like a Small Coffee, and I Want it 20 Seconds Faster.