Category: Published Commentaries

Larry Fink BlackRock

The Trips to Davos Have Gone to Larry Fink’s Head

Larry Fink really has let all of those trips to Davos go to his head. In what is, so far as I know, the BlackRock CEO’s most recent act of public grandiloquence, he and BlackRock have urged the Securities & ...
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Morningstar Israel

Morningstar’s ESG: Proudly Leftist, Covertly Anti-Israel

Morningstar, the investor-research firm, claims to be “all in for investors,” and that because its founder “thought it was unfair that people didn’t have access to the same information as financial professionals,” the company was founded “to deliver investment research to everyone.” ...
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climate pain at the pump gas prices

It’s Time To Turn The Tables On Our Would-Be Climate Overlords

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American consumers are already reaping the whirlwind from the Biden administration’s deliberate sacrifice of American energy independence on the altar of green energy’s false promises. Whether at the pump or at the supermarket, Americans are seeing their disposable incomes eaten away ...
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Honest CEO

What Honest, Neutral ESG Would Look Like

Despite the transparent prevarications of the most powerful proponents of current ESG, those positions are entirely and deeply partisan. As has been noted on these pages before, Larry Fink followed up his assertions that ESG and stakeholder capitalism are neither “partisan” nor ...
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corporate elites

Corporate Elites Don’t Recognize Shareholders As Owners

Every American has experienced miserable customer service from our corporate overlords, but that cold shoulder is a warm hug compared to how corporations cheat and deceive their own owners — the shareholders. As a conservative shareholder activist for the Free ...
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Frustrated with SCOTUS

SCOTUS Left A Bitter Pill To Swallow In One Of Its Key Rulings. Here’s Why

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The Biden administration’s plan to use the administrative regulatory state to further what the president has called the “incredible transition” to green energy hit a speed bump with the Supreme Court’s June 30 ruling reining in the Environmental Agency’s (EPA) authority to ...
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Dobbs digging

With Knee-Jerk Dobbs Responses, Woke CEOs Keep On Digging

Woke CEOs build traps for themselves, and then fall right into them, with such regularity that even the venerable Wile E. Coyote has begun to look away in embarrassment. The Dobbs decision has provided the most recent needless-risk creation opportunity. Despite New York ...
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school choice private school

Lawful Workplace Diversity Requires Full School Choice

Big news from the United States Supreme Court this week. No, not that news. Rather, the decision in Carson v. Makin that struck down Blaine Amendments and their progeny as violations of the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment of ...
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Joe Scarborough MSNBC media bias

Too Few People Want What Joe Scarborough Is Selling

However badly the one-time pillars of the American news industry misunderstand economics, they cannot escape it. The law of supply and demand, like the gods of the copybook headings, will assert itself. This is very bad news for the industry, ...
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Larry Fink BlackRock

As Larry Fink Retreats Rhetorically, His Incoherence Grows Louder

Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, appears to know that his attempt to run the American economy, and to inflict his personal preferences on society from company headquarters, are at very least too obvious. And so he has been retreating ...
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