Every Day is May Day at McDonald’s

Every Day is May Day at McDonald’s

Where is the intellectual heir to Henry Ford, the great entrepreneur and inventor? He hated unions but famously boosted his workers’ pay so they could afford to buy the cars they built. There are far more jobs now assembling burgers than cars. And the people who...
McDonald’s Takes Its Time Cooking Up a New Menu

McDonald’s Takes Its Time Cooking Up a New Menu

The appeal of fast food chains isn’t their food: mostly fat, salty, sugary, empty-calorie mush. It’s their speed. Order, pay, and — bam — your warmed-over burgerpizzachickentaco delight is instantly handed to you. Yet, for a mega-chain based on speed,...
Challenging Big Chicken

Challenging Big Chicken

Darn. I missed the official celebration in September — bet you did too. But even if we’re a little late, we still have time to mark National Chicken Month. Websites are giving us myriad ways to observe the bird. Eat more chicken! Do the chicken dance! Read...
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