Where there’s smoke there’s fire

Golden Girl Finance featured a Human Rights Watch report on its Friday Stocktail this week that reveals, “tobacco farms across the US are using children as young as age 7 to assist in tobacco harvesting, exposing them to nicotine, pesticides and extreme heat.”   That same Friday Stocktail also filled YWG in on the latest GMO legislation in the U.S., […]

What it looks like when Brad Pitt does patois

You, Gentle Reader, be the judge.  You’ve seen the Rob Ford Steak Queen video with the mayor showing off his dialect capabilities.   Here’s a sub-titled version in case you couldn’t get it all by ear.  (Your Working girl only prays His Honour doesn’t start rolling with Newfoundlanders.)  Now check out Brad Pitt in Meet Joe Black. […]

“Armed and fabulous” women

The NRA has identified women has its potential growth demographic.  Putting women squarely in their sights, the truculent US lobby group launched a new website, NRA Women presented by Smith & Wesson at its convention last week. The NRA Women’s mission is to “expose the public to the female face of the NRA – focusing […]

Colalife wins international design award

Non-profit organization, Colalife, had a great idea to use the distribution network of CocaCola to get much-needed medicines to the people who need them. “You can buy a Coca-Cola virtually anywhere in developing countries,” says the Colalife webite, but in these same places, 1 in 9 children die before their 5th birthday from simple preventable […]

First Ever Saudi Campaign

Follow Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter on Twitter at @ErnestinesWS and find out about cool things like this —  the first ever campaign on violence against women in Saudi Arabia The “No More Abuse” campaign is sponsored by the nonprofit King Khalid Foundation.  Memac Ogilvy, Riyadh created the campaign.

Money makes the world go around

To kick of the soundtrack of Your Working Girl’s Money Edition, here’s Liza and Joel to set the tone.  Sing in the shower if you like it. Money  Liza Minelli and Joel Grey  

The cold antiseptic sting of the Swiss franc

The Flying Circus sets the right note.  Your Working Girl can’t remember a time when she didn’t know this song. The Money Song by Monty Python

I work all night, I work all day

…. to pay the bills I have to pay / Ain’t it sad.  ABBA sings it like no one else. Money, Money, Money by Abba

Another Stairway to Heaven

The four cellists who make up Apocalyptica, the Finnish metal band from Helsinki known for their Metalica covers, show their sweet side.  http://www.apocalyptica.com Stairway to Heaven from Apocalyptica  

Canadian content in the American gun control debate

Ad agency Grey Toronto creates ad for Moms Demand Action.  They also represent Captain Morgan, Cialis and the Salvation Army.  Good for them! http://momsdemandaction.org