HERE’S A HEADLINE YOU DON’T SEE EVERY DAY:
I’m torn on this one: I actually think Mary Kay in China is somewhat of a good thing: it allows Chinese women to earn an few extra shekels for selling the products, and its reminds them just how much better things are for women living in the US. The latter is a particularly important, long term. (See: Union, Soviet.) But in order to sell their products there, Mary Kay has had to cozy up with a brutal dictatorship. Is it worth it?