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I tend to be a locavore, which means I stay away from Starbucks and head to the local coffeehouse. But as I sat there the other day, struggling with a sketchy wifi connection and wondering why the ...
by lawrencegoodman
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 07:43 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Starbucks acquired the Ethos water brand 10 years ago. According to Starbucks , "Ethos® Water was created to help raise awareness" about water access and works to "provide children with access to ...
by FaithGardner
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:22 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
My favorite epigram is from Voltaire: the perfect is the enemy of the good. I like the way it encapsulates a deep truth, that nothing is perfect, that fault can always be found, that often doing one��
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 08:58 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Photo by Omar Willey @ Seattle Star Note: I retain the copyright to this article. It is an April Fools Day satire article originally published @ Seattle Star April 1, 2015 http://www.seattlestar....
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 10:34 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
When K-cups first came out I, like many older coffee drinkers (I'm 45), was under-whelmed. It wasn't a matter of taste as, being a graduate student, I was content to buy whatever coffee was on sale ...
by NotAhab
Comment Count 97 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 01:45 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Commentators on the left had plenty to say about Starbucks' #RaceTogether plan to address the complex issues of racism with your cup of coffee. Even Starbucks' baristas weighed in on what a ...
by Rachel191
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 02:37 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Last week, Starbucks announced its "Race Together" initiative, intended to encourage discussion of race in the U.S. between baristas and customers. It didn't go over so well. Racism, and the ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 07:30 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
In the annual Budget statement on Wednesday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer (Finance Minister) confirmed the introduction of the so-called "Google tax". This prevents multi-national companies from ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 08:13 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently published an open letter sharing his thoughts on issues of race and injustice in America and his hopes for how Starbucks could facilitate open conversations ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 12:16 PM PST with 105 Recommends
I've been in awe over the past few months as we've reached 33 states with marriage equality. I would have never imagined I would see this in my lifetime, especially given where we came from - near ...
by fcvaguy
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 05:13 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Ottawa on the morning of the shootings, and Ottawa the morning after. http://davidkeithlaw.wordpress.com/2014/10/23/the-morning-crew/
by samsoneyes
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
The Starbucks Union pulled off a minor coup late Wednesday. They got one brave worker a microphone, and let him loose on the CEO. In a two minute conversation, the worker raised a number of issues:
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 01:25 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Going to keep this short and sweet. Starbucks announced they will reimburse full tuition for employees' to finish their last two years of college, NO STRINGS ATTACHED. Specifically, Starbucks will ...
by FraidKnot
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 09:39 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Texas-born comedian Ron White has used the phrase: "You can't fix stupid" in his act for years. It's the title of one of his comedy albums. It's also a good description of some of our fellow Texans:
by TexasBill
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 05:39 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The "Double Dutch with a Swiss Side" is not on the menu at Starbucks. It is a tax avoidance scheme they have now been forced to abandon at least in part after pressure from the UK tax authorities, ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
Those who enjoy Starbucks' VIA line of instant coffee products might want to think twice next time they are keen for a caffeine fix. The international coffee giant is moving its VIA factory from a ...
by james321
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 05:15 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
It was once said, by that grand dame of American etiquette Emily Post, that knowing how to properly enter a drawing-room is one of the surest tests of good breeding. As with all matters pertaining ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 04:43 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Is this sincere, maybe abit of a guilty conscious, or maybe just corporate flag waving patriotism memes that's shown, corporate and civilians served, throughout this past decade plus and two long ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 10:03 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
it gets pretty funny. Starbucks sent a cease and desist letter to a tiny brew pub in a tiny town and got the mother of all sarcastic replies. I'm guessing their business might pick up after this.
by althea in il
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 27, 2013 at 02:04 PM PST with 4 Recommends