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Fair Wages

The global jewelry industry relies on complex supply chains that hide worker exploitation, according to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released in January. “Jewelers and watchmakers typically rely on complex supply chains to produce each piece of jewelry or watch,” the report stated. “By the time a piece of jewelry is offered for sale, […] Read More

The prologue to the Gospel of John provides this powerful metaphor for meaningful embodiment: “The Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, a glory filled with grace and truth” (John 1:14). This metaphor goes by the name “incarnation,” the kind of word that my grandfather would have called “high […] Read More

An unflattering definition for “McJob”—included in the most recent edition of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary—has upset the McDonald’s corporation. The dictionary, which claims to be “America’s best-selling desk dictionary,” defines a McJob as “a low-paying job that requires little skill and provides little opportunity for advancement.” Other dictionaries, including the American Heritage Dictionary, the Oxford English […] Read More