Fast-food restaurants and coffee shops are banishing the straw. While it may seem like a small measure, your pessimism isn't justified.
A new generation of workers are joining trade unions and using social media to hold big employers to account.
McDonald's recently announced it will make its Happy Meal, which accounts of about 15 percent of all sales, healthier. Will it make kids healthier? That's unclear, but it could lower parents' guilt.
When people get locked into the gig economy, it adversely affects other areas of their lives, from health to housing
Around the world, McDonald’s is known for its staunch and well-resourced attempt to remain 'union free'.
The appearance a hot dish on your doorstep does more than relieve the burden of meal preparation. It says someone is looking out for you.
McDonald's recently ended a 40-year relationship with the Olympics. Was the decision based on the tarnished Olympic brand or were there other reasons?
The restaurant chain may well be trying to head off union pressure and sidestep collective action ... but a win is a win.
It doesn't happen often that a multinational will blink when taken on by an individual. But a passionate campaigner's successful crusade has shown how it can be done.
Joe Corré's stunt to end the Punk.London celebrations by torching lots of punk stuff misunderstands the movement completely.