“Jurgis sat with his hands clenched and beads of perspiration on his forehead, and there was a great lump in Ona’s throat, choking her… No, of course it was not fair, but then fairness had nothing to do with it, and of course they had not known it; they had not been intended to know it” (Sinclair 74).Sinclair is attempting to insinuate the hidden and evil parts of capitalism in the sense that the agent who sold Jurgis the house never told him about the interest, because Jurgis would not have bought the house if he had known that he would have to pay extra on top of the mortgage. Jurgis and his family have been cheated out of buying a house that they can never own, and the government allowed this to happen. Through the situation of the house, Sinclair represents capitalism in that its power is not apparent and exploitation is concealed and difficult to
Recently Wells Fargo’s scandal of creating phony accounts has raised ethical concerns in the corporate world. Wells Fargo employees opened more than two million unauthorized bank and credit card accounts to meet sales projections. The company was charged with huge fines and earned a bad reputation that will take years to rebuild. According to the Deontological perspective on ethics least some acts are morally obligatory. Under this approach, an action is considered morally bad because of some characteristic of the action itself, not just because the product of the action is bad.
He also portrays the corrupt effects of capitalism on workers’ well-being, illustrating that “each day the struggle becomes fiercer, the pace more cruel; each day you have to toil a little harder and feel the iron hand of circumstance close upon you a little tighter” (298). Through this fictitious lens, Sinclair exaggerated the oppression and physical demands workers faced to stress that capitalism had caused these economic disparities. In response, Sinclair ultimately suggested that socialism would create a classless society, provide workers with the rights they deserve, and bring them out of poverty. He explained these benefits of socialism, characterizing it as a “democratic political organization–it was controlled absolutely by its own membership, and had no
White mens’ criticism against Saul’s darker skin negatively impact him on the rink, slowly imprisoning him to a corner of the rink, where his abilities have nowhere to shine. Due to these persistent preferential remarks, Saul falls into the depths of his own suffering, where his mental state suffers terrible consequences. Many in society today suffer harsh consequences solely due to their gender, skin tone, and ethnic background. What if you were one of many in society, suffering discrimination
Eventually, Magnus Gäfgen confessed that he had already murdered the boy and the location of his body. After that he was convicted and sentenced. But surprisingly, the chief police officer was also convicted for violating Magnus Gäfgen’s rights (Sandel,
His blood was recovered and fingerprints were local on the back fence. Later they found his hair in a knit hat at the crime scene, which the same kind of fiber was found on Goldman’s clothing. Fibers from simpson’s car were also similar to the knit hat. In his vehicle, he had blood from both victims and a pair of bloody socks in his house, along with the right glove that was missing from the crime scene. Simpson wore a size 12 shoe, and the bloody footprint was made by size 12 Bruno Magli shoes, the FBI agents was able to identify that they belong to simpson.
Goldman was watched, arrested, and imprisoned because of things she wished to speak freely about. Ideals that Goldman sought to speak about included birth control, sexual freedom, freedom of expression itself, workers’ rights, opposition to World War I, etc. Emma Goldman’s opposition to war is what ultimately got her deported. Her views on patriotism relate to her opposition to war. In her essay Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty, while discussing what she believes patriotism really means she stated: “We Americans claim to be a peace-loving people.
16 things every international student should know about Stanford GSB The Stanford Graduate School of Business was founded in 1925 by California Senator Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane. The objective was to provide quality management education on the US west coast and an alternative to students going to east-coast schools and never returning to the west for a career. With its motto “Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world,” Stanford GSB, also known as Stanford Business School, has inspired thousands of students to drive innovation.
However, Samsung did not follow what it stated and went backword their words. Undeniably, the act of Samsung in this case was wrong and did not meet the requirements of the legal responsibility and ethical responsibility. In conclusion, as we analyzed, Samsung in this case has not satisfied Corporate Social Responsibility activities. Their motivation and performance are not