Starbucks in the Era of Trump
A recent review of Starbucks' website is helping me crack the code of Donald Trumps immigration policy. This is prompting me to violate every rule that I ever learned in any of my journalism classes. Will the news aggregators ever forgive me?
I'm going to risk loosing you. But, you still have to read this whole article. I'm about to put the conclusion before the argument. In conclusion, anybody who knows the domain name of any kind of ethical business should post it in the Multi Faith Action Group on Facebook. If you don't know of any ethical businesses, you should join the group to find out. If you care weather or not businesses are ethical, you should share this article with everybody that you know. But, what if people post links to unethical companies?
Behold the power of investigation. Allow me to explain. I go to the same parties as everybody else. So, I can't be the only one that finds himself tangled up in discussions about the corporatization of American culture. The "ization" suffix is almost always negative in these settings. But, is it possible for a corporation to be ethical? A recent investigation of Starbucks has revealed that their is at least one ethical corporation in our great nation.
The investigation of a wide variety of resources has lead me to a Starbucks based solution to Trumps immigration problem. Treehuger magazine says that since Starbucks' development and implementation of the Coffee And Farmer Equity (CAFE) Practices, Starbucks has given 440,000 workers paychecks above minimum wage. Over 80% of those workers receive paid sick leave.
What will happen when every worker in the world is earning above minimum wage? Will that be tantamount to raising the minimum wage? What effect will it have on illegal immigration? Will Donald Trump even want a border wall any more?
Here is my announcement. I am officially declaring this article to be a social movement. As soon as you finish reading it , all of you should share it on your Facebook profile, or other social media platforms. Then you should peruse the aforementioned Multi Faith Action Group for links to ethical companies. This next part is very important. Investigate each company to make sure it is ethical. If you know of any ethical companies that have been left out, post a link to their website. But, before you do any of those things, share this message with everybody that you know.