Tuesday, August 17, 2021

CBA head of governance turns whistleblower, sues bank

 History is a set of lies agreed upon, so said Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Ohio Court Sentences Black Woman to 18 Months in Prison the Day After Giving White Woman Probation for Same Crime. The white woman stole $238,000 and the Black woman $40,000.

The Commonwealth Bank’s governance team is chronically under-resourced, has huge attrition rates and is swamped by excessive workloads, but the bank has done little if anything to address the issue, according to the woman in charge of the group.

CBA group governance executive general manager Kara Nicholls is suing the bank for allegedly seeking to fire her last week in response to “whistleblower” complaints she made to senior officers and chairman Catherine Livingstone about the bank’s failure to respond to repeated warnings on understaffing and workers’ safety

CBA head of governance turns whistleblower, sues bank

Peter Hogan Former PwC partner joins Tax Practitioners Board

Four Corners turns 60: Inside the show that exposes governments and divides viewers

WHO SCIENTIST: China pressured us not to mention lab leak in the report and maybe there’s a reason for that.

SAY IT AIN’T SO, SPUDS! The Beer Industry And The Illusion Of Choice. “And as beer lovers around the world toast to the seemingly endless variety of their favorite drink, Statista’s Felix Richter zooms out to show how much of the world’s beer production is actually controlled by just a few brewing conglomerates. Over the past two decades, companies such as Anheuser Busch InBev, Heineken or Carlsberg have consolidated hundreds of beer brands under their roofs, creating an illusion of choice for consumers around the world.

Pessimistic atheism in “Crimes and Misdemeanors” — theist Edward Feser (Pasadena) appreciates Woody Allen’s atheism

“Anything interesting is something that a lot of people are going to hate. All the ways of mitigating the hate make your text boringer. So, that’s probably why you’re not reading an academic journal right now” — Michael Huemer (Colorado) on academic writing

“While there is surprisingly little deception on many online platforms, we may nonetheless be witnessing a failure of virtue, for there also does not appear to be much evidence of true honesty” — Christian Miller (Wake Forest) on online lying

“I handed Heidegger my card… He screamed at me” — when Paul Schilpp, editor of The Library of Living Philosophers, tried to get Heidegger to agree to a volume on him

Crypto Lobbyists Falter in Bid to Fix Broad Tax Provision Bloomberg. That’s a damn shame.


More than $600 million stolen in what is likely to be one of the biggest cryptocurrency thefts everCNBC