Oprah Vs Queen Elizabeth II

The BBC forged documents and lied to obtain a 1995 interview with Princess Diana, then covered it up. But that scandal is just the undercard. Get ready for Oprah v. The Queen. Fake News, British Style A serious breach of BBC Guidelines on straight dealing British judge Lord Dyson issued a damning reporting of BBC…

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Exxon And ESG Investing: Who’s Greenwashing Whom? 4 Key Questions

By 2025, ESG investing may account for $53 trillion, or 1/3, of assets under management. Here are four key questions for combatting the greenwashing this much money will inevitably encourage. 1 – Does ESG Investing Generate Higher Intrinsic Returns To Investors? ESG investing values environmental, social, and governance factors in addition to pure financial returns.…

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Colonial Pipeline: What Payment For Ransomware Piracy?

A pipeline CEO paid $4.4 million in bitcoin to ransomware pirates. How should such piracy be dealt with? And by whom? Half the U.S. Held Hostage The Colonial Pipeline provides about 45% of the U.S. East Coast’s fuel. Soon after ransomware pirates breached and froze pipeline operations on May 7, gas pumps throughout the Eastern…

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Apple’s New Motto: “Think Different — But Not Too Different”

An Apple employee was ousted for comments made prior to joining the firm. Had he robbed, raped, or killed someone, his job might well have been more secure. Does this make sense? Hello, I Must Be Going Apple, Inc., announced that a product manager recently hired from Facebook no longer works at the firm. He…

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Wokeness At Work II. Basecamp: Implosion, Or Addition By Subtraction?

Approximately 1/3 of Basecamp’s staff (18 of 57 people) have resigned or given notice after management banned social and political discussions on company email accounts. Has Basecamp “imploded,” or do the departures represent “addition by subtraction”? Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right My previous column discussed the rationale and details of Basecamp’s new policy. More…

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