It’s a difficult linguistic situation to name three people with the same surname in an article, but the journalist (AP) convention, as I understand it from more than a decade of writing, is to name them fully initially and then use their title (President, Mrs., or first name when there is no title) for the sake of clarity. Point taken, but in the event of a FLOTUS, this is the convention prescribed.
Oh, I’m so sorry for your loss! Scooter was the name of my family dog for many, many years. He was hurt so badly by someone—broken tail, broken spirit—and I’m pretty sure no one but our ridiculous family would have taken him in. But he learned so quickly and became such a sweet man. We cherished him until the end.
Voting online is certainly something that’s worth looking into; so far, the biggest objection is that there’s no way to retain a totally secret ballot. But I’d definitely like to see some tech companies working on it!
It’s literally in the first paragraph that this could be addressed to a person of any gender so yes, I did consider it. You should really read the post before asking questions.
I think this is really important to note; REI definitely benefits from the perception that they’re good to both their members and their workers and that they arrive at decisions collectively. I’ve seen a lot of people upset that workers are targeting REI because they’re “one of the better” companies—but isn’t that as good a place to start as any?