Brittany Garrett

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Speech on Terrorist, Genocidal Confederate Symbolism Is One for the History Books

With the weight of history bearing down on his shoulders, a resolute calm in his gaze and a slight tremble in his voice that spoke not of nervousness …

Wal-Mart could not care less: Capitalism, the Confederate flag and the steep cost of racism

Several retailers have pulled their Confederate merch after Charleston. Their motivations are anything but noble<p>When Alabama Governor Robert Bentley ordered the removal of four flags that flew on state Capitol grounds Wednesday morning, his reasons for doing so sounded familiar.<br>“This is the right …

How one company is trying to make ‘pasture-raised’ the new egg standard

In 2006, Michael Cox, a chicken farmer in northwest Arkansas, faced a choice that many farmers do: Grow or die. His family had been raising chickens for three generations, first for agriculture behemoth Cargill and then for themselves. Even with 800,000 laying hens, Cox was not big enough to …

Agriculture

Why I Didn't Drop Out To Create My Startup

There is a lot of media buzz around entrepreneurs that dropped out of college to become startup founders. It’s a storyline that has resulted in companies such as Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft. Since founding Pixlee after graduation, I understand why so many founders step away from their education …

Entrepreneurship

3 Point-And-Shoot Cameras That Deliver Pro Quality Photos

The brains of a DSLR, in the sleek body of a mirrorless camera<p>You’ve mastered the art of Instagram, and you’re ready to swap your smartphone camera for something more serious. Five years ago, that meant choosing between the quality of a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or the low cost of a …