The Citizens United Decision and Corporate Governance

Posted in Blog at 2:29 pm

Currently, corporations already find plenty of ways to buy influence through encouraging contributions by their employees and other means. At least with explicit corporate funding there would be something openly done with corporate funds that shareholders could oppose. Read more [...]


Elitism, Intellectuality, and Qualification to Lead

Posted in Blog at 1:48 pm

Michael Knox Beran, a contributing editor to City Journal, wrote a piece for the National Review, entitled, “Palin Populism,” which made the point that our élite is too enamored of its academic achievements, and not enough with the moral sanity often expressed under the rubric of ‘common sense.’  I agreed, but felt that he was conceding too much territory to anti-intellectualism.  The issue is also relevant to corporate governance, since many business leaders are chosen from among an élite, Read more [...]