Corporations walk a fine line with political contributions
The controversy over contributions made by Target, Best Buy and other Minnesota-based companies to a political group backing gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer is raising new questions about the wisdom of corporate involvement in politics, and how that involvement affects consumers.
- Akshay Rao: Director of the Institute for Research in Marketing at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Business.
- Michael Connor: Founder and editor of Business Ethics, an online magazine. He also serves as a consultant on corporate responsibility.
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