Imagine your home at its most peaceful moment. The television and stereo are off. You and your computing devices are in blissful slumber. The dishes are clean and dry, and the laundry is done for the week. Everything is still, except for one thing: the electricity meter.
Tomorrow President Obama will be giving a speech promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Paradoxically, he’s chosen to give it at Nike headquarters in Oregon. Nike isn’t the solution to the problem of stagnant wages in America. Nike is the problem.
What if there was a place where young people could learn cooking skills, along with the softer skills of showing up on time and working in teams? There is. It’s called The Portland Kitchen. And their success is reproducible.