We had the choice in 2012 of picking a business leader or re electing the community activist to fix the economy. It’s not rocket science to figure out who would do the better job.We absolutely NEED to put people back to work and reduce the number of social services recipients or this country is doomed. The only way to do that, though, is to stop putting onerous regulations on business to help them expand.
7. Easy Spirit $280 You might think this retail outlet sells “old lady” shoes, but that’s not the case. These shoes are designed by Tara Subkoff, so you know they’re stylish, and made by Easy Spirit, so you know they’re comfortable. Recently he was tapped to be poet in residence for the New England National Scenic Trail (NET), the first ever such designation for any of the country’s eleven such trails established by an act of Congress. He has served on the board of Directors of the Riverwood Poetry Series, Inc. And the Connecticut Forest and Park Association.
This puts pressure on the target company management team and board to seriously evaluate and implement some, or all, of the proposed changes. Despite activists being perceived as a catalyst for change, it is safe to assume that their focus is short term, typically ranging anywhere between three to five years. On numerous occasions, activist shareholders might start out with a long term vision but may resort to a short term action to compensate for an unrelated bad investment.Activist investing strategies have also been pursued by large public pension funds, challenging the corporate governance practices of the boards and demanding pay for performance packages for senior company executives.
7 points submitted 3 days agoThey eventually named some names, called out Brandon Allen and Jay Farrant, and actually got an article posted on Deadspin about the whole deal. Then they got baited hard into declaring Barbell Brigade Nazis, based off literally zero credible information supplied by an instagram account full of pictures of Paul Rudd.That hilariously blew up in their face and they retracted, but around this time it was revealed that not only is the account owner a guy, he used to be a pickup artist 27 points submitted 6 days agoCurious because I want to understand your viewpoint. A police officer was shot and you are happy, what would you do in the following instances?1) you come home from work and a bunch of things are missing from your home2) you see an elderly person being beat up on the street3) you witness a hit and run and are able to get the plate numbers of the suspect.do you protest the police by not providing them any information, or refusing to use their services just prefer to handle things on your own?Joel_osteens_son 29 points submitted 12 days agoAfter the public domestic abuse post by barbara simone lee, i felt this was very appropriate.