Is ethical investment an oxymoron?
Or maybe you sleep well believing your superannuation fund invests ethically so that your benefits are not derived from the misery of others?
Dream on, baby...
The chances are that the lifestyle to which you have become addicted, and which you now desperately hope will continue, is increasingly being financed by pain, tears, and suffering (not to mention mass murder) of those being exploited in your name.
Capitalism is finding it harder and harder squeeze profits from its enterprises, having to push "efficiency" and "productivity" ever higher in order to maintain the growth necessary to stop the house of cards collapsing. In the process, have we reached a point where ethics has become anathema?
Consider the plight of Sheraton's Algerian workers >>>
(I'm not suggesting that you sign the petition, just that you read the introductory article in order to understand the "shareholders profit and workers lose out" thing in a real world setting.)