Author: Scott Shepard

Kraft Heinz Finally Shares Some Good News:  No Corporate Ties to SPLC

Kraft Heinz Finally Shares Some Good News: No Corporate Ties to SPLC

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We received some good news yesterday from Kraft Heinz. It is not, as had been reported, a corporate supporter of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). But man did we have to push to get that information out of them ...
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Pepsi’s Connivances, and the Flaws of Virtual Shareholder Meetings, On Display Again Today

Pepsi’s Connivances, and the Flaws of Virtual Shareholder Meetings, On Display Again Today

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PepsiCo.’s virtual shareholder meeting this morning further demonstrated both Pepsi’s bias and duplicity, and the problems that are engendered by virtual shareholder meetings under current U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules. We "attended" the shareholder meeting this morning, and ...
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Jerry Bowyer Calls for Christian Investors to Vote their Values

Jerry Bowyer Calls for Christian Investors to Vote their Values

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There are strong calls from some Christian corners to disengage with the wider world, so far as is reasonably possible, in order to create a more vibrant and meaningful Christian community – what Rod Dreher has dubbed the Benedict Option ...
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Johnson & Johnson Evasion Highlights Problems with Regulation and Virtual Shareholder Meetings

Johnson & Johnson Evasion Highlights Problems with Regulation and Virtual Shareholder Meetings

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The Free Enterprise Project (FEP) “attended” Johnson & Johnson’s virtual shareholder meeting today, where our question was ignored despite the meeting ending in less than an hour.  That is a shame, and also a useful illustration. J&J’s furtiveness illustrates two ...
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New York Times Dodges Sham Racism Claims in “Wuhan Virus” Controversy

New York Times Dodges Sham Racism Claims in “Wuhan Virus” Controversy

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Today at the virtual New York Times annual shareholder meeting, we at the National Center for Public Policy Research asked Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger about the paper's reversal of using the term “Wuhan virus,” and about other times in which the ...
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Warning From A Cancel Culture Cassandra

Warning From A Cancel Culture Cassandra

Modern traditional and social media, in all of their multiplying and increasingly malevolent forms, provide replete evidence of our collective failure in recent decades to raise children properly. The end of scoring and the efflorescence of “everybody’s awesome” trophies that ...
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SEC Decisions Raise Specter of Bias, McCarthyism

SEC Decisions Raise Specter of Bias, McCarthyism

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Recent decisions and procedural changes by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) staff, taken together, threaten to make the shareholder proposal review process much less transparent and reliable, and thus much more susceptible to both the appearance and reality ...
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Fifth Third Bank Reverses Course, Reestablishes Florida Scholarship Support.  Will Others Follow?

Fifth Third Bank Reverses Course, Reestablishes Florida Scholarship Support.  Will Others Follow?

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Last week we reported that a number of corporate supporters of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program had cut off funding for the program because about 15 percent of the participating parochial schools refused to accept or retain outwardly gay ...
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Banks’ Blinkered Religious Bias Hurts Poor, Fostered and Minority Children to Help No One

Banks’ Blinkered Religious Bias Hurts Poor, Fostered and Minority Children to Help No One

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Wells Fargo and Fifth Third banks moved last week to cut off their charitable funding of a Florida program that allows poor children – who are mostly members of minority groups and being raised in single-parent or foster households – ...
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Covington Settlement Warns Corporations That Bias Can Cost Big Bucks

Covington Settlement Warns Corporations That Bias Can Cost Big Bucks

CNN and AT&T have learned expensive lessons about bias that the rest of corporate America would be wise to heed. The dangers of closed viewpoints and political partisanship are becoming costly realities for American corporations. CNN and AT&T have learned ...
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