I was thrilled to learn that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz used Starbucks as a communal vehicle to catalyze a civic reaction to our government’s inaction. Ultimately, the online petition launched on October 10 gathered 1.5 million signatures over 3 days. Bravo to Mr. Schultz for leveraging Starbucks’ social capital for civic engagement.
The petition is as straightforward as a black cup of coffee (not easy to find on the Starbucks menu)
• Reopen the government;
• Pay our na