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Response to Skidmore (Original post)

Tue Mar 31, 2015, 11:30 PM

69. ouch

it is not an economic decision to me. The lens in which we are making that decision is through the lens of our people. We employ over 200,000 people in this company, and we want to embrace diversity — of all kinds. If you feel, respectfully, that you can get a higher return than the 38% you got last year, it’s a free country. You can sell your shares in Starbucks and buy shares in another company. Thank you very much.”

Keep in mind, Starbucks is NOT the most ethical of companies....it is toyr classic socially liberal, economic conservative, with the CEO funding groups to "reform" socialsecurity. Thast beinsg aid, to even utter the idea of somethign NOT being decided by economics in this day and age is as dangerous as Copernicus implying the earth is not flat.

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