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  • 10 Businesses Capitalizing on Global Warming

    Like almost everything else, capitalism has turned global warming into a business. Companies both small and large are profiting from this controversial and somewhat daunting time when climates are changing and effecting the entire world around us. Here are ten businesses that are capitalizing on global warming by taking advantage of the effects of climate […]

  • 10 Proofs of Why Businesses Need to Be Regulated: In Photos

    Businesses are not, despite what new laws may say, human — but the people who run them are. For over a hundred years and increasingly so over the past few decades, the people who have run large businesses have been caught making decisions that are morally and ethically corrupt, greedy, ruthless, and even cruel in […]

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    10 Most Unethical Business Practices in Big Business

    Corporate responsibility is not always realized. When companies become larger and extend to a global audience, they are often faced with some very unethical practices. When big profits are a company’s largest — and only concern — their employees, and the world in general, tend to suffer. Here are ten companies that have engaged in […]

  • 5 Excellent Books For People in Business Careers

    Business can be challenging. Having a successful business career takes skill, dedication, hard work and a degree in business administration certainly doesn’t hurt. The more you learn new information and strategies about being a great business person, the faster you can help advance your career. Business books can help you grow as a person and […]

  • 5 Corporations that Own Almost Everything

      Share Even among those pro-business, most acknowledge that corporations rule just about everything around us. Big companies supply our cars, gas, food and even our politicians. We’re not talking about hundreds of thousands of mom and pop shops. We’re not even talking about thousands of medium sized business or even hundreds of large business. […]

  • 10 Things They Won’t Tell You About Your First Job in Business

      Share Congratulations!  You’ve successfully completed college/high school/associate’s degree/technical school/doggy day care/a day without curling into a useless ball of tears and self pity!  You are finally ready to go out there and get one of them full-time professional jobs with benefits and everything.  You’ve studied hard in school, and have even spoken with professionals […]

  • 10 Reasons Working in an Office is Awful(ly Awesome)

      Share    There are fewer symbols of crushing defeat more overwhelming than a dimly-lit office with uncomfortable chairs, buzzing neon lights, and lifeless drones of workers staring at you with their dead little eyes.  Offices are where dreams go to die and your ambitions of becoming a tortured writer or international starship captain wither […]

  • 10 Business Ideas that Immediately Crashed and Burned

      Share    We all know and accept that failure is a natural part of the business cycle.  Bad ideas will be rejected by the market, and good ideas will flourish and lead to a more prosperous and efficient economy.  Hell, even perfectly good ideas that outlive their usefulness will slowly die ignominious deaths no […]

  • 10 Largest Illegal Drug Trades on Earth

    Drugs, as anyone with more than a passing interest in global black markets knows, are big business. According to the United Nations World Drug Report of 2011, 210 million people use illicit drugs every year. That’s a huge market, and as we shall see, there are any number of criminals eager to capitalize on this […]

  • The 10 Worst Examples of Government and Business Getting Too Close

    Share The most common critique that you’ll hear in regard to the Occupy Wall Street protests is that the protestors’ message is jumbled and incoherent.  They haven’t been able to coalesce around one specific set of policies, grievances or even enemies.  The common rebuttal is that it doesn’t matter, the protests are the expression of […]

  • How Corporations Get Out of Paying Taxes

    There’s been a lot of media-driven furor this year around the issue of humongous corporations weaseling their way out of paying taxes, with GE taking a brunt of the public assault. While with each passing month we hear of some new offender, one wonders how it is that these companies are actually able to do […]