Economics

The Cobalt Pipeline

Tracing the path from deadly hand-dug mines in Congo to consumers’ phones and laptops By Todd C. Frankel The sun was rising over one of the richest mineral deposits on Earth, in one of the poorest countries, as Sidiki Mayamba… Read More ›

Paying a living wage: who wins?

Originally posted on Prog Chik:
According to Gravity Payment’s CEO Dan Price, everyone wins. After raising the minimum wage of his employees to $70,000/year–and cutting his own salary to the same–Gravity Payment’s profits have soared. “I want the scorecard we…