This might work in America’s past time, but is this really why the Obama administration played hardball?
I want to take this time to thank each and every veteran who has served and those who continue to serve in the Armed Forces.
In speaking to the CEO of a major US energy company, as he reflected on the upcoming turnover of a huge population reaching retirement age, he said he would love to search a data to assess people and make offers to go to his plants- meaning a real job, one that brings with it a livelihood. Today, he has to put up posters, put out ads, or send representatives to every base.
Is the penalty for admission of insider trading that the guilty party can only use their own money to do the same thing in the future?
Empathy isn’t simply imagining the experiences and motivations of others. It is a clearing away of the poisonous dominator mythology to see the interconnected web joining all things. It allows us to set the stakes of the game appropriately by imagining the roles of each player.
The privilege and trappings of the Pope’s position place him in the precarious position of having to thread a needle with a camel, to borrow a New Testament aphorism. The temptation to exclude must be extraordinary.
Russell’s decision to produce uncertainty in front of a live audience with the enemy du jour was brilliant because it worked and even more brilliant because its success was never certain.
The pendulum that has swung too far toward allowing individuals and small groups to have disproportionate influence needs to be halted and pushed back.