25 November, 2013

What Happens When We JUST DO SOMETHING: Trans Fats are Soon to Be Off the Menu, Thanks to Health Advocates

By | November 25th, 2013|General|

Public health advocates have spent the last three decades working to get the artery-clogging trans fats commonly used in processed foods in restaurants and some food products off the menu. Finally, the Food and [...]

21 June, 2012

Mandatory Arbitration: Will the Empire Always Win? Part Three

By | June 21st, 2012|Forced Arbitration|

Part Three in a series about mandatory arbitration. Read Part One. Read Part Two. 'The argument for mandatory arbitration's fairness is empirically unfounded as well as illogical,' writes University of Wisconsin researcher David Schwartz. Further [...]

14 June, 2012

Mandatory Arbitration: Will the Empire Always Win? Part Two

By | June 14th, 2012|Forced Arbitration|

Part Two in a series about mandatory arbitration. Read Part One. Check back next week for the final installment. Corporate entities (big businesses) insist that ‘predispute’ clauses inserted into consumer contract agreements (beating the consumer [...]

7 June, 2012

Mandatory Arbitration: Will the Empire Always Win? Part One

By | June 7th, 2012|Forced Arbitration|

Part One in a series about mandatory arbitration. Check back next week for another installment. Ar-bi-TRA-tion  (är b -TR SH n). n. — An alternative method of resolving disputes when two parties present respective, individual [...]