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Danny Stewart was on his way to meet his partner for dinner when he happened upon a baby, bundled in a sweatshirt and abandoned at a New York subway station. That started him on a path to parenthood. Later, a Concordia professor explains why the world's biggest problems can't be solved by personal boycotts.
The whole family, Kevin, Pete, Danny, hanging out in San Francisco in 2019. (Submitted by Pete Mercurio)

These men became parents to a baby one of them found abandoned at a subway station

Danny Stewart was on his way to meet his partner, Pete Mercurio, for dinner when he happened upon a baby, bundled in a sweatshirt and abandoned at a New York subway station. Here's how that started the pair's unexpected journey to parenthood.

We can't solve an unethical economy with personal boycotts, says Concordia prof

Zeynep Arsel is an associate professor of marketing at Concordia University in Montreal, and she says that though your refusal to eat meat or shop at Amazon might come from a personal, ethical place, it's wrong to put that burden on average people to solve nation-wide and international problems.

 

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