Applebee’s Executive Lays Bare Capitalism’s Complicity With Poverty

He says the quiet part out loud; “Poverty is good for our business model”

The Applebee’s franchise in Corvallis, Oregon. Photo by André Alyeska.

An Applebee’s executive is getting roasted for telling it like it is. In an email titled “Why gas increase is good for hiring,” Wayne Pankratz, the Director of Operations for Apple…




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André Alyeska

André Alyeska

Editor of Animated Man and founder of February 5. Writes on Politics, Social Issues, Mental Health, and Mindfulness with the goal to fix this mess we’re in.

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