26 Dec '12, 4pm

Wow, in letter to employees @Starbucks CEO pivots from Sandy Hook massacre to the debt "crisis" to justify austerity

Posted by Howard S., Starbucks chairman, president and chief executive officer There are moments in our lives when we have an opportunity to ignite tremendous positive change—not just in the lives of the customers and communities we serve every day, but in our country. This was evident in the outpouring of support in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary that claimed 26 innocent lives, including one of our partners (employees), Lauren Rousseau. This spirit of connectedness and humanity is powerful; so powerful that if we unleash it, we can make a difference on a much grander scale. In the spirit of the Holiday season and the Starbucks tradition of bringing people together, we have a unique opportunity to unite and take action on an incredibly important topic. As many of you know, our elected officials in Washington D.C. have been unable to come together and comp...

Full article: http://www.starbucks.com/blog/archive/fix%20the%20debt

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