Three pipes in the morning, four in the afternoon, three more in the evening. After the death of a friend, turned to opium
“Now that I know the future, I would never act contrary to that future, including telling others what I know,” says Louise. “Those who know the future don’t talk about it. Those who’ve read the Cold River: Book of Ages never admit to it.” Yet Another World ...
RESIST WE MUCH:White House vows to fight media ‘tooth and nail’ over Trump coverage Reuters. I figured the legitmacy crisis would come when Republicans impeached Clinton….Clickbait culture and groupthink mentality have led to the collapse of journalism — and the rise of Donald TrumpSalonAs Cold War turns to Information War, a new fake news police combats disinformation WaPo. Version 2.0…
A survey of 369 supervisory directors from 12 countries by search and advisory firm Russell Reynolds Associates asked which behaviors they thought are most important to creating a board culture that drives effectiveness and company performance.
- Willing to constructively challenge management
- Sound business judgment
- Asking the right questions
- Maintaining an independent perspective and avoiding “group think”
Shenzhen, a city in southern China known for electronics manufacturing, stood out last year, completing 11 such skyscrapers. That’s more than the US and Australia combined. The city was also China’s hottest real estate market last year.
Trump’s press secretary strikes conciliatory note on second try
Neil Gordon – POGO – “Last week, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and NASA issued a final rule that will deny taxpayer funds to businesses that force employees to sign away their rights to blow the whistle on possible fraud, waste, and public health and safety dangers. The rule implements section 743 of the 2015 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act
What's a $10 million vacation look like? Well, in a sense, it looks like the difference between an "r" and an "x." In 1988, Banner Travel, a California travel agency, took out an ad in the local yellow pages for $230. The ad was supposed to be for "exotic vacations" -- safaris, island hopping, etc. -- but the Pacific Bell Yellow Pages titled it "erotic vacations" instead. The owners of the travel agency sued for $10 million, according to the Associate Press, and, according to language site Grammarly, the travel agency won.
Britain as a tax haven? It already is Politico
Why is work making us miserable? FT
Anti-Corruption Populists Tend to be More Corrupt, Report Says