American mythology has never served everyone. Now it serves no one.

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11 December 2020 — Donald Trump didn’t come out of nowhere, nor will he fade away come January. …


Big business is scrambling to soothe public ire through social good initiatives. But self-policing gestures only underscore the need for real regulation.

September 4, 2019 — Picture a world in which the multinational corporation is a principled public citizen, offering sustainably derived products and services to consumers at fair prices…


Investor monitoring of companies’ ESG performance can be a stick to the Global Compact’s carrot.

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The United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, is anchored in respect for human rights, fair labor practices, environmental sustainability, and anti-corruption. Couched in language at once valiant and vague (Principle 7…


Ethics, protocol and transparency are no match for a sociopath’s amorality.

He’s got your government ethics right here.

So the Impeachable-Offense-in-Chief refuses to release his tax returns. Though protected by the Secret Service, he continues to roll deep with members of his own private goon squad, the same thugs who roughed up protesters at rallies. He threatens…


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Those who seek to dismantle the achievements of the Obama administration are tarnishing their own legacy, not his.

Barack Hussein Obama will go down in history as the best president of the modern era. The most principled, the most cerebral, the most inspiring, the wittiest, the prettiest. …


To a bigot, bigotry always looks like something else.

Source: coldsorescured.com

No one wants to be a bigot. People will twist themselves into all kinds of logical and rhetorical contortions to reframe what seem to be clear instances of animus toward a given group.

White nationalists? Oh, they’re not anti-anyone — they’re…

Andie Davis

I'm a lawyer and global development strategist interested in corporate governance and social responsibility.

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