The case of the Chilean miners

In my column for the print version of the mag this week I raise some philosophicalish questions about the legal status of the Chilean miners. Take a quote from Wigan Pier, add a chunk of Lon Fuller and some speculation about what might go wrong, and half-bake it for a bit, and presto.

Meanwhile, over on his Business Ethics blog, Chris MacDonald raises the question of whether the Chilean miners deserve to be paid during their confinement, and, if so, who should do the paying. There’s a decent discussion started there, so go ahead and chime in.

UPDATE: The animated version of the story explains what they should and shouldn’t do down there, and generally illustrates life 700 meters underground:

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