Monthly Archives: September 2006

RFK Jr: Diebold's Paid Hacker Turns Whistleblower, Blackwell Bought 10K Diebold Stock

Right now, we don’t even know if we’ve had a coup, in election after election using these troubling machines and similar others from their competitors. We do know that there have been all sorts of irregularities, breakdowns, false totals, and more.

Posted in Business Ethics, Ethics in Government, Uncategorized

Disturbing Uses of Persuasion

But as someone who stresses ethical marketing, I have lines I do not cross…to me, this is over the line. it shows what these techniques can do if they “fall into the wrong hands.”

Posted in Business Ethics, Ethics in Government, Ethics-International, Uncategorized

HP Spying Scandal: The News Keeps Getting Worse

This is the first I’ve heard that the ethics officer actually was aware of these egregious violations and chose to protect the company instead of doing the right thing.

I used to have a lot of respect for HP

Posted in Business Ethics, Uncategorized

Count the Votes! Pass this Measure NOW!

The bill is far from perfect. It doesn’t specify much about how to do this.. It has a sunset clause and is designed only for the comng November 7 election (why not make it permanent?) and of course it would be a royal pain for every city and town clerk in the country, and every administrator of polling places.

Still, it’s the right thing to do. The right of people to show up and cast a vote is fundamental and crucial if we are to call ourselves a democracy.

Posted in Ethics in Government, General Commentary, Uncategorized

3 Ethics Stories Flagged by Romensko

The always-fascinating Romensko newsletter on journalism has a run of ethics stories in its September 8 issue, with links to the major media where the stories appear. I confess–I can’t begin to keep up with this very informative newsletter. I

Posted in Business Ethics, Ethics in Government, Media Ethics, Uncategorized

Remembering THREE September 11ths

A lot of things have happened on a September 11th. I’ll talk about three of them. Two were Days of Infamy, one a Day of Honor.

Posted in Ethics in Government, General Commentary, Uncategorized

Disturbing News about 9/11

I think of myself as fairly aware of the various conspiracy reports around 9/11, and the clear case that we’re not being told the whole story by our government or by the mainstream media. There are so, so many irregularities,

Posted in Ethics in Government, Uncategorized

Bush Again Admits Lawlessness

Bush so far continues to deny that the US ever uses torture, but that denial strains credulity.

Posted in Ethics in Government, Ethics-International, Uncategorized

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