In acquiring Twitter, Elon Musk has laid bare the truth about those who espouse “stakeholder capitalism” the loudest and validated his claim that ESG, or socially responsible investing, is the “Devil Incarnate.”
That Detroit attorney Paul Novak is representing California in a bellwether opioid trial Monday in San Francisco involving multiple drug makers and pharmacies, including Walgreens and Teva, shouldn’t come as a surprise. Novak is a former assistant Michigan attorney general, and if you’re not a fan of the pricing and marketing practices of pharmaceutical companies, you’ll love this guy.
Michigan is chock full of A-team lawyers, and for nearly four decades had the most respected attorney general in the nation. The great lawyers are still there, but Dana Nessel has sullied the AG’s office.
For those tired of corporate wokeness and enjoy people who have been wronged get their due, there is much to be grateful for these days. Disney, Netflix, CNN, The Intercept, and Houston Methodist Hospital have all been served their just desserts.
Underscoring how America’s establishment media seeks to distract the country from the broader issues threatening the country, the Washington Post today posted a story headlined, “DeSantis takes on Disney in a culture was with national implications.”
No, the real culture war is with China. Thanks to Hollywood, America has already surrendered.
Although marred by his politics and blind faith in government, Peter Goodman’s book “Davos Man” is a guaranteed delight for those who are angered about the growing disparity of wealth in America and around the world. Widespread understanding of Goodman’s core message is the requisite first step making towards making the world a better place.
Buy the book and you’ll gain some valuable insight about the business practices of Salesforce’s Marc Benioff, BlackRock’s Larry Fink, JP Morgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon, Blackstone’s Stephen Schwarzman, and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos.
Reading that Disney plans to stream its first R-rated film this month made me wonder why the entertainment company doesn’t go whole hog shedding its former family entertainment image and stream “Midnight Cowboy,” the only X-rated film to win an Oscar. Unfortunately, the stars of that movie are persona non grata in Hollywood.