Archive for May, 2011

Worker Owned Cooperatives

May 20th, 2011 | post a comment

Since the advent of the industrial revolutions there has been a noble experiment both here and abroad of businesses that owned and democratically controlled by their worker/owners. If you know about these types of businesses, you probably think of them as small and local. For the most part that’s true here in the US. However, […]

The Ethics and Poetry of Business

May 12th, 2011 | post a comment

On this week’s Business Matters, we’re examining at ways for business leaders to use the power of language to be a more effective. We’ll talk with a poet and a professor of ethics at Harvard, both of whom have explored how language and storytelling can be used in business. Originally broadcast on March 13, 2009 […]

The Truth about Genetically Modified Crops

May 5th, 2011 | post a comment

Over the past 30 years dramatic changes have altered the agricultural landscape both here and around the world. Since 1981 we have lost over 750,000 family farms and half of those that are left augment their income from off farm sources. There is less diversity in our farming (just look a the mile after mile […]

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