Author Archives: Taylor Nelson

The Boss Bows Out

Entertainers have a history of using their power to make a point. Most recently, Beyonce made headlines with her powerful Super Bowl performance. Arizona saw backlash after passing HB1070, and many performers, and businesses, pulled out of deals to visit … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Leaps Into Whale of Crisis Management Pool

On March 17, SeaWorld announced it will end the orca whale breeding program. This announcement comes after years of increasing scrutiny and negative press towards the park and its shows, particularly following the release of the controversial documentary “Blackfish.” The … Continue reading

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Java Lovers ‘Red’ with Christmas Controversy

Last week marked the early launch of Starbucks’ holiday-themed red cups. However, to many those cups aren’t “holiday” enough. A new level of Starbucks backlash emerged when one zealous pastor from Arizona claimed that Starbucks was declaring a “war on … Continue reading

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