Listening to opponents of the Affordable Healthcare Act, one of the constant siren songs is all the insurers who are pulling out of the system. There have been a good many, and in several states, but none of them got the same buzz as did Aetna when the company announced it would be pulling out […]
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Despite a blistering barrage of recent criticism from investors, General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt isn’t shying away from sharing his vision for the future of GE. In a recent speech, Immelt made it clear that he believes US companies need to step up and change their attitude if they hope to compete with foreign firms.
Former US Representative Corrine Brown is on the hot seat in Florida. Prosecutors have accused Brown of misappropriating funds donated to a charity set up to help poor children, using those funds to live a “lavish lifestyle” of high-end shopping and fancy parties. The 70-year-old former representative pled not guilty to fraud and conspiracy charges.
Leadership is often about making the right calls at the right time. In many cases, that means knowing when to stay and when to go. After a series of lost battles with regulations related to the Affordable Care Act, leaders at Aetna, one of the country’s largest insurers, began slowly pulling out of exchanges in […]
Fiction sales go through trend cycles just like any other kind of fashion. For a while Westerns were all the rage. Then Science Fiction or Mysteries, Fantasies or Chick Lit. These days, you can’t toss a bookmark in a bookstore without hitting a dystopian novel. From George Orwell’s celebrated work, “1984” to the smash hit […]
It’s not that Disney hasn’t had characters with some gay subtext before. They have; in fact, several of their villains seem to nod to a less than straight life, but LeFou, Gaston’s somewhat prancing and foolish (his name actually means the fool or madman) sidekick is the first character that is openly gay and making […]