Controversy

How to Navigate the Murky Waters of Taking a Stand on Social Issues

Use your clout as an entrepreneur to be the change agent you wish to see in the world.

MaryLee Sachs

· 6 min read

Small Business Strong: How to Effectively Take a Stand on Social Media

Listen before speaking out, and prepare your people in advance for dealing with controversy.

Andrew Caravella

· 7 min read

This U.K. Startup Wants to Be the New Airbnb of Hospitals -- But People Aren't Having It

Would you stay in a stranger's home to recover and trust them to take care of you?

Rose Leadem

· 2 min read

#6 Resignations That Have Created Quite a Stir

Employee of a US company wrote a message to his boss, conveying his decision to resign, on a cake

Komal Nathani

· 4 min read

The Fight Over Water: When Business and Politics Collide

Controversial water project is back up for debate.

Sherry Gray

· 4 min read

Patent Office Sides With Kylie Minogue: Kylie Jenner's Attempt to Trademark Shared First Name Is Not Cool

The singer's representatives had dismissed Jenner as a 'secondary reality television star' in their bid to stop her from trademarking the name 'Kylie' in the U.S.

Laura Entis

· 2 min read

Zara Is the Latest Perpetrator of T-Shirt Outrage Thanks to a Gluten-Themed Crop Top

The retailer pulled a shirt that reads: 'Are You Gluten Free?' after it drew mixed reactions.

Laura Entis

· 4 min read

After Sexist Comments, Tennis Tournament Chief Raymond Moore Resigns

His comments on women in tennis were widely denounced, including by Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova.

Reuters

· 2 min read

FTC Orders 'Brain Training' Company Lumosity to Pay $2 Million Over Deceptive Advertising Practices

'Lumosity simply did not have the science to back up its ads,' said the FTC's director of consumer protection.

Laura Entis

· 3 min read

Will Genetically Modified Salmon Help Feed the World, or Drive the Species to Extinction?

Although the polarizing product likely won't come to market for years, it's already making waves.

Laura Entis

· 6 min read

SXSW Festival Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats of Violence

'Maintaining civil and respectful dialogue within the big tent is more important than any particular session,' the event's director said in a statement.

Laura Entis

· 4 min read