Tag: Free Enterprise Project Commentaries

DOL vs. NPR: A Mixed Week For The Feds In Respecting Americans’ Property

DOL vs. NPR: A Mixed Week For The Feds In Respecting Americans’ Property

A mixed week for the federal government last week (so, better than many). The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is acting again to protect current and future pensioners from mismanagement that would cost them their retirement security. Meanwhile, National Public ...
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Is Disney Dropping Woke Capitalism Or Doubling Down?

Is Disney Dropping Woke Capitalism Or Doubling Down?

The entertainment industry (including one-time news media outlets) has struggled in recent years. Some of the struggle arises from inevitable technological change, which has been exacerbated by COVID and the hyperventilative response. But the industry has also kneecapped itself, turning ...
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New SEC Rules May Force More Honesty From ESG Proponents

New SEC Rules May Force More Honesty From ESG Proponents

In a move likely to help investors and blunt the left’s attack on American businesses, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently finalized a rule requiring proxy advisory services to provide their clients with corporations’ rebuttals to the services’ advice ...
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How To Apply Reciprocity To Race-Based Accusations

How To Apply Reciprocity To Race-Based Accusations

Americans, especially traditionally middle-class Americans, are by and large likeable people who like to be liked.  Our friendliness, along with our self-confidence, loudness, and sneakers-and-ballcaps attire (and, sadly, our girth), set us apart worldwide.  As a corollary, we hate to ...
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Until Amazon Stops Letting A Hate Group Run Amazon Smile, Jeff Bezos’s Pledge To Congress Means Nothing

Until Amazon Stops Letting A Hate Group Run Amazon Smile, Jeff Bezos’s Pledge To Congress Means Nothing

Four of the world’s most powerful tech CEOs — Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Sundar Pichai, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos — came to Capitol Hill, via a live video feed in a highly publicized congressional hearing, to ostensibly ...
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Genuine Objectivity Could Save Some News Industry Players

Genuine Objectivity Could Save Some News Industry Players

Conditions in the news industry are grim. Even before the COVID crisis, the industry was in deep trouble. The pandemic and shutdown have made things worse.  And now some outlets’ responses to the demands of the sometimes-so-intensely-peaceful-they-riot “protestors” promises to ...
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When Will ABC’s False Reporting Require Daddy Disney’s Discipline?

When Will ABC’s False Reporting Require Daddy Disney’s Discipline?

ABC, like the rest of the former news industry, has devolved from often left-slanted reporting to outright leftwing propaganda. So goes the modern American media. But at what point does this divergence between claimed truth and real fiction violate parent-company ...
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Some Questions For BOA’s Billion-Dollar Brian Moynihan

Some Questions For BOA’s Billion-Dollar Brian Moynihan

Brian Moynihan, the monumentally self-impressed CEO of Bank of America (BoA), announced last week that the bank would be “committing” $1 billion over the next four years to “assist people and communities of color” in view of “racial injustices.” At ...
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Cancel Culture Comes for Your Retirement

Cancel Culture Comes for Your Retirement

The Labor Department just did something extraordinary. It spoke truth in a time of great untruth. When so many in politics, academia, the media and – increasingly – business are telling wild falsehoods, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia emerged as one ...
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CEOs Need To Focus On Rebuilding Shareholder Value, Not Rebranding The Redskins

CEOs Need To Focus On Rebuilding Shareholder Value, Not Rebranding The Redskins

The CEOs of some of the biggest American corporations, including PepsiCo, FedEx and Bank of America, spent the recent Independence Day weekend trying to cancel the names of the Washington Redskinsand Cleveland Indians. The qualifications of these CEOs to force other organizations ...
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