Is Costco Secretly A Social Enterprise? In the labor-pinching world of retail, it just might be. “I just think people need to make a living wage with health benefits,” Craig Jelinek told Bloomberg Businessweek , a practice which "puts more money back into the economy and creates a healthier country. It’s really that simple.” Those idealistic thoughts on economics may sound like they were uttered from the lips of a labor activist ...
June 14, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
My Say On Blu Ray: ‘The Newsroom’ Season 1 Idealistic is perhaps the best word to describe the HBO political drama that takes audiences inside the workings of a fictitious newsroom.
June 13, 2013 - CBS Sacramento
Metropolis 2.0: Here's the World's First Zero-Carbon City, Now Underway Photo via Inhabitat With so many bonkers, never-going-to-actually-happen plans for future cities—air-borne amoebas or stone piles, anybody?—it's oddly refreshing to come across an idealistic pop-up city that, you know, actually exists. In real life. Such is the case for Foster...
June 13, 2013 - Curbed
Lee Hamilton in Guardian Unlimited That's a very tough policy problem, and in order for this to happen, it can't be pie in the sky, it can't be idealistic, it has to be pragmatic,former Rep. Lee Hamilton, D-Ind., told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Scott McClellan in Chicago Tribune McClellan says Bush's main reason for war always was "an ambitious and idealistic post-9/11 vision of transforming the Middle East through the spread of freedom."