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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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Elon Musk Should Go F*** Himself

It’s admirable if Musk is so true to his beliefs and morals that he’s willing to tell advertisers to go f*** themselves if they don’t like how his X platform is perceived. I’d more admire advertisers who respond in kind and say, “Elon, back at you.”

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The Humility of JB Straubel and RJ Scaringe

To understand why GM and Ford have failed so miserably adopting to the EV world, appreciating the personalities and business approaches of Tesla co-founder JB Straubel and Rivian founder RJ Scaringe is a good starting point.

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GM Mary Barra’s ‘Driverless’ Cruise Debacle

GM CEO Mary Barra is going to need all her corporate Houdini skills to escape culpability for her multi-billion dollars ‘driverless’ taxi Cruise disaster.

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Mary Barra’s Kick to Jim Farley’s EV Cojones

If Ford CEO Jim Farley’s movements seem labored these days, it’s because he’s reeling from a potentially devastating blow GM CEO Mary Barra has dealt to his EV aspirations.

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