All these men are honorable. None has broken any law. But they and their ilk in congress -- the Democrats who are now rolling back Dodd-Frank -- don't seem to appreciate the extent to which Wall Street has harmed, and continues to harm, America.
Allow me please to take you back for a moment to the beginning of 2011. Remember how surprised the world was that, in just 18 days, a leaderless grass-root uprising managed to topple the Mubarak regime that had ruled Egypt with an iron fist for 30 years?
The attention span in Washington, D.C. these days is remarkably short, and multi-tasking is something at which Congress seems particularly inept. So right now the focus there is overwhelming on just one thing: scandals, while the real business of the American people goes largely unexamined.
Lew was offered a $940,000 bonus from Citigroup if he could land a job in government. That's one hell of a carrot. And here he is interviewing for Geithner's job.
To be clear, a strong, growing, and collaborative trade relationship between the United States and India is in both parties' best interests. But India's recent trade policies are placing that relationship in jeopardy.
Sooner or later, these spectacles will lose their excitement and Capitol Hill will come back to this reality: The economy is still broken. So why not start fixing it now?
Many of us now work in virtual teams or multisite organizations where our work may be more visible to people in other functions or countries than to our bosses or colleagues in the same office, but what does this mean for our careers?
The Obama administration, through incompetency, pettiness, venality or something else, has unwittingly badly damaged the IRS. Some on the right may celebrate this, but a tax agency that cannot enforce regulations or laws is a major problem in a modern state.
Many feminists have rejected the notion that women can be sexist towards men because women lack the institutional power than men have. Except we know that's changing.
PolitiFact's judgment of Rep. Cicilline's statement as "Mostly False" demonstrates a lack of understanding of Social Security that would preclude most journalists from presuming to judge the truth of others' statements on the issue.
Bangladesh's flourishing but unregulated garment industry raises an ethical issue: how does our buy-and-throw-away consumer culture contribute to inhumanly low wages, death-risking working conditions and destructive environmental practices?
More and more, health professionals from varied fields put their energies, time and money toward gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to effectively embrace the power of nutrition. But astonishingly, health professionals with nutrition tools to reverse chronic health conditions are gagged in many states.
What are we to take from this, from a governance and accountability perspective? First, the directors who received less than 60 percent should all be replaced.
The relentless march of globalisation, with the interconnections this brings, means that few international companies will escape these pressures completely.
There will undoubtedly be many viable uses for smart vehicles in industry, commerce and the military but they will be hard sell for consumers -- including this one.
In a recent survey of several hundred educators, only 13 percent of schools today offer MOOCs, but 43 percent plan to offer them by 2016. So if we agree the trend is here to stay, let's take a look at the growing mythology of Massive Open Online Courses.
Understanding how to source, acquire, and then retain employees is a delicate practice. Not only do you have to find the best fit for your organization, but also you have to find the sorts of employees who won't jump ship.
China's environmental problems are immense, not least those connected to its voracious and inefficient use of coal. In 2011, for example, the country used almost half of global coal consumption, although its economy is still around half the size of the U.S.
The birth of the bitcoin was the ultimate open-source project controlled by a finite number of bitcoin platfoms capable of harnessing a virtually infinite amount of CPU processing power.