Wednesday Night Video – The Many Faces of Lindsay Lohan

The video morphs the many faces of Lindsay Lohan over the year. They game the trajectory a little bit by stopping on a particularly horrid picture, although the cautionary tale remains regarding what drugs and alcohol can do. Still, I’m almost more fascinated by the ever-changing hair.

Obama Plays Offense

President Obama’s recent warning about the conservative Supreme Court potentially overturning Obamacare was the right thing to say, and long overdue.

Ultimately I’m confident the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected congress.

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iJustice: What to Do About Tech Company Problems and Profits

When This American Life retracted its recent episode concerning poor working conditions in factories making Chinese products, I was worried that this would mean a larger dismissal of concerns when it comes to tech companies, including Apple, using cheap and exploited labor.

The issue may remain in the news, though, given the even more recent audit of the Foxconn factory which has helped Apple generate such awesome profit margin.

Assessors found cases of employees working longer hours and more days in a row than allowed by FLA standards and Chinese law. They uncovered inconsistent health and safety policies and instances of unfair pay for overtime work.

It’s hard for me not to connect this news to the other big splash that Apple made of late — its nearly one hundred billion dollar pile o’ cash.

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