Monthly Archives: August 2015

What have we learned from Hurricane Katrina?

Today is the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. And the question is, what have we learned? (The media will be asking this question over and over again.) The most honest answer: not much. Oh, we’ve been reminded again that … Continue reading

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This will most likely be the beginning of another new and unfortunate trend.

They’re not going to grow up. They’re just going to keep buying guns, keep arming themselves, keep justifying their childish rage, keep wreaking havoc in a world they don’t really deserve to live in. Continue reading

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Market Basket: an actual feel-good story with a happy ending

Needless to say, this should be a required course at Harvard and most other business schools, a course on what Arthur T. DeMoulas did for his employees that made him so beloved. Continue reading

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In the Ashley Madison imbroglio, it’s hard to know who to root for.

In the Ashley Madison story, it really is hard to know who to root for. Here we have a website that was directly involved in facilitating sexual affairs between married strangers. I mean, having an affair is a personal choice, … Continue reading

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The sad demise of Jared Fogel

Many of you heard the sad story of Jared Fogle last week. This turned from an inspiring feel-good story to an odious and nauseating story in a hurry. For those of you who don’t know, Jared Fogle was a pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Law | Tagged | Leave a comment proof positive that we actually still need unions.

If you want to know why we actually still need unions, here’s the proof positive. Continue reading

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The Church of John Oliver, or the Church of Perpetual Exemption

These days, satirizing televangelism is kind of like shooting fish in a barrel. It’s not really a sport, but still, it’s very entertaining when well done. And it was especially well done by John Oliver just a few days ago.

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