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If only the above were true.

Is the handwriting on the wall? Trump is surging vs Clinton and she’s beginning to look a little frazzled. 279 more words


Environmental awareness has grown and as that awareness has increased so too the amount of pressure being brought to bear on corporations to loosen their strangle hold on the environment. 379 more words

How corporate America bought Hillary Clinton for $21M, by Michael Walsh

Many people would pay money not to hear Hillary Clinton speak, but not a variety of groups who laid out six-figure speaker’s fees. You may be surprised to learn that they weren’t particularly interested in what she had to say, but they paid anyway: $21 million in two years. 383 more words


Mad About Rigged Elections? Mainstream Media Says "You" Are The Problem, by Claire Bernish

Hillary Clinton steals elections and the mainstream media helps her. That understandably enrages Bernie Sanders’ supporters. From Claire Bernish at theantimedia.org:

(ANTIMEDIA) Op-Ed — Mainstream headlines constantly decry Bernie Sanders supporters for disrupting events in outrage, as if their protests and demonstrations somehow illustrate the devolution of the elections. 494 more words


Lowercase Capitalism

Buying what you like with what you’ve accumulated is despised if you’re wondering why you have that declining feeling.  Welcome to the dwindling republic.  I’m tired of knowing  840 more words

Lobbyists' access to the White House

Obama’s “most transparent administration” hasn’t publicly reported why communications and cable lobbyists have extraordinary access at the White House.

Move along; nothing to see here. 9 more words

Government/Business Cronyism

Cronyism and corruption

Some ongoing corporate governance concerns

It has been a while since I contributed to OUP’s corporate governance blog, which I share with Professor Chris Mallin. So I thought that, rather than focusing on a single theme, I would comment on issues that are currently concerning directors and their professional advisers around the world. 349 more words