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2018-09-05 Economy
Nike Stock Plunges After Tapping Kaepernick as 'Just Do It' Campaign Poster Boy
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Posted by Besoeker 2018-09-05 04:47|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [368 views ]  Top

#1 If you ever wondered what it would take to get the woke Social Justice Warrior crowd to loudly support a multinational corporation with nearly $35 billion in revenue in 2017; that pays its assembly line workers about 2.5 percent of production costs; that faces accusations that its factories bar independent inspections of working conditions; whose workers frequently faint from heat and exhaustion, and suffer wage theft, forced overtime, restrictions on their use of toilets, exposure to toxic solvents, and padlocked exit doors . . . well, apparently Colin Kaepernick is all that it takes.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-09-05 05:21||   2018-09-05 05:21|| Front Page Top

#2 The -6 billion dollar man.

Boycott Nike and your chances of being murdered for shoes in urban America go way down. If it saves just one thousand lives.
Posted by Sonny Dribble1184 2018-09-05 06:09||   2018-09-05 06:09|| Front Page Top

#3 Bloomberg has big article today claiming it's a great idea of Nikes.
Posted by 3dc 2018-09-05 06:34||   2018-09-05 06:34|| Front Page Top

#4 SJWEA EA on Women in Battlefield V: Haters Can Either "Accept it or Don't Buy the Game"

Result: Sales down 85%
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2018-09-05 08:11||   2018-09-05 08:11|| Front Page Top

#5 http://www.youtube.com/embed/jpt6Bvr2L-s?rel=0&controls=0&
Just watch a real hero....
Posted by 49 Pan 2018-09-05 08:31||   2018-09-05 08:31|| Front Page Top

#6 THAT is how you honor a fallen comrade.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-05 10:52||   2018-09-05 10:52|| Front Page Top

#7 #4 BP, interesting point about Women Soldiers Targets in a FPS...

That's what they are to the Player. Does one get the same game enjoyment sniping at women soldiers? Possibly a certain fraction of the gamers would find a certain distaste at shooting unaware women ... or children. Why not explore the Ick Factor!, EA, by having underaged children in the target groups?

There is a Vietnam-Era FPS that I find myself unable to play. My older brother manned the forward MG on a riverboat in Vietnam and I get a visceral distaste shooting at targets like that in the game. He survived his year unlike many of the electronic phantoms I massacred...
Posted by magpie 2018-09-05 11:59||   2018-09-05 11:59|| Front Page Top

#8 stock dropped 2.7 percent today

It makes any buybacks that much less expensive, I guess.
Posted by gorb 2018-09-05 17:31||   2018-09-05 17:31|| Front Page Top

#9 Magpie,
https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/26716/gaming-nine-circles-hell
Your comment reminds me of The Seventh Circle.
Posted by swksvolFF 2018-09-05 18:32||   2018-09-05 18:32|| Front Page Top

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