Posts Tagged ‘corporate greed’

Kevin Barr on greed and the economic crisis

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Fiji based social justice advocate, Father Kevin Barr, has launched a new booklet in which he argues that greed, individual and corporate, lies at the heart of the current global economic crisis. Key issues discussed in the booklet include: The “scandalous” aspects of wealth and poverty in the US and other countries; The current growing Read more

The Parable of Whistleblowing

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Whistleblowing in the corporate world, or in any organization, demands courage. The personal cost can be enormous. Since loyalty is often the pre-eminent virtue in corporate and other institutions, the pressure to maintain silence is considerable.   People daring to break the code of secrecy and silence to reveal unethical behaviour are in danger of automatic Read more

Another way to occupy Wall St — meet the Sisters of St Francis

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

The Sisters of St Francis are finally getting their due, in the pages of the New York Times, for demonstrating another way to occupy Wall St. Not long ago, an unusual visitor arrived at the sleek headquarters of Goldman Sachs in Lower Manhattan. It wasn’t some C.E.O., or a pol from Athens or Washington, or even a sign-waving occupier Read more