When my hairdresser - my hairdresser - announced that she was getting into the mortgage business in the early years of this decade, I knew something was wrong.
What was actually wrong was far beyond my wildest imaginings.*
This relentless drive by corporate CEOs to maximize revenues, cut expenses and enrich themselves and their shareholders at all costs is disturbing. Frontline's expose of BP, and its culture of cost-cutting and ignoring safety, is another example.
It's nothing new, and probably not even surprising, but it is dangerous for the future of our society.
*h/t to my longtime source, John Bates of Avalon Advisors, for passing along the book excerpt
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