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Women Executives Truly Deserving of Celebration

I’ve long taken issue with the women executives the media chooses to celebrate and CNBC’s “Changemakers” rankings posted today were the final straw. Here’s some of the women executives I think are most deserving of recognition.

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CBS News’ Ignoble Firing of Catherine Herridge

CBS News’ disgraceful treatment of veteran reporter Catherine Herridge underscores the wisdom of the U.S. public’s low regard for the broadcast networks.

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Economist Milton Friedman Sparked Boeing’s Fall

Boeing’s decline is the collective result of greedy executives, compromised regulators, a somnolent media, and some of the best politicians money could buy. What fueled the decline was a 1970 essay by economist Milton Friedman published in the New York Times.

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On Discovering I’m Smarter Than I Thought

Readers of my blog shouldn’t be surprised by Hertz’s EV debacle, but my late mother would have been shocked that my early skepticism has proven correct.

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The Billionaire Penny Managing Harvard’s Decline

The appointment of Harvard President Claudine Gay and the university’s disgraceful mismanagement of allegations that she repeatedly plagiarized the works of other scholars makes a lot more sense when one understands the controversial business and political background of Penny Pritzker, who is ultimately responsible for the unfolding debacle.

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The NHTSA Heroes Seeking to Protect 140 Lives

Here’s a real-world morality question: Should automakers be required to spend billions of dollars to potentially protect 140 lives from death and injury? As far as some unsung heroes at the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration are concerned, the answer is an unequivocal yes.

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GM Mary Barra’s $10 Billion Smash-and-Grab

There was once a maxim holding that what was good for GM was good for America. Under the leadership of CEO Mary Barra, GM has come to embody all that’s wrong with America.

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