Accountability

“I’m embarrassed, ashamed. I think what occurred was reprehensible at every single level. I think I take it very personally as everyone in our company does and we’re committed to making it right.”

That’s Starbucks company founder and Executive Chairman Howard Schultz talking to CBS … Read More

The War Against Lies

In the world of ethics, you don’t fight fire with fire. You sue.

As reported by Reuters (Apr. 17), “The parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre have sued conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation, accusing him and his website … Read More

What’s going on? I’m gone for only three weeks and… alright, let’s get into it.

Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington –

And it doesn’t exactly go well for the great Stone Face.

After the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal – in which Cambridge created a personality application, … Read More

Bad Blood

It sounded like a good idea.

(Strike that.)

It sounded like a great idea: one simple blood test that required a single finger prick would give “everyday Americans unlimited control over their health,” The New York Times writes (Mar. 15).

The key promise Theranos founder … Read More

There’s a moment during the first act of Orson Welles’s classic film, The Magnificent Ambersons – a period story about the rise and fall of a local family – where Welles, as narrator, points out what a terror young, self-centered George Amberson Minafer is to … Read More

It’s Not the Bots. It’s Us!

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”  – Winston Churchill*

Courtesy of Dan Piraro – bizarro.com

While most Americans have a wide variety of factual information – literally at their fingertips – when it … Read More

Darkest Hour

“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” – Winston Churchill

No, this is not about the Oscar-winning movie examining Winston Churchill’s hard choices that helped save the world. It’s about the darkest choices ever made by a … Read More