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conscious capitalism

John Mackey What Are You Talking About

John Mackey What Are You Talking About

  While in Boston promoting his new book Conscious Capitalism, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey proclaimed:  “If we allow it, I have no doubt capitalism will wipe out poverty and illiteracy,” Mackey said. “Humanity has been lifted up by business and yet it has been completely hijacked by its enemies who create a narrative that business is […]

Mackey, Obamacare, Fascism and Why He's Still A Vision for the Future

Mackey, Obamacare, Fascism and Why He’s Still A Vision for the Future

As anyone who knows NBN understands, we’re not in the habit of defending people who say incredibly stupid things about an incredible simple issue such as national health care.  Yet as more and more people consider whether shopping at Whole Foods is like feeding Sheldon Adelson Beluga caviar, it’s important to come to Mackey’s defense even while […]

Austin Business Journal on Whole Foods' Mackey's Real Message

Austin Business Journal on Whole Foods’ Mackey’s Real Message

Okay its been a busy week and the weekend is here, but before you start blathering your opinions about Whole Foods John Mackey and his blundering book tour at that dinner party tonight, make some time to look at this story in the Austin Business Journal.  Read it and perhaps you’ll understand why we still admire […]

John Mackey on Conscious Capitalism in Huffington Post

As we’ve written here, whatever you think about Whole Food’s John Mackey he’s worth paying attention to. Furthermore despite our criticism, the fact is that we in America would be a lot better off if our corporate leaders were a lot more like him. Like many libertarians we think he is about as naive as most second […]