Monthly Archives: September 2019

Michigan State to Pay $4.5 Million Federal Fine for Failure to Investigate Allegations

Michigan State has settled with the U.S. Department of Education for its failure to report and address claims of sexual abuse by Lawrence G. Nassar. Dr. Nassar was the physician for the USOC WOmen’s Gymnastic Program. He is in prison … Continue reading

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The We (ne “We Work”) Conflicts

With a public offering pending, We had to come clean on the types of relationships (aka conflicts) that are no-no’s in publicly trade companies. Here is a summary: CEO Adam Neumann — We purchased the trademark “We” from Neumann for … Continue reading

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Novartis and Data Manipulation on $2.1 Million Gene Therapy?

Novartis, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical firms, is under FDA investigation. Novartis stock is taking a tumble because the company withheld data from the FDA in its application for approval of a gene therapy treatment for spinal muscular atrophy. … Continue reading

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Tailhook Deja Vu

Well, here we go again. The Navy parties hardy, as we learned from the Tailhook days, but have obviously forgotten. The Navy terminated the three leaders of SEAL Team Seven (known as the triad) for their failure in leadership. The … Continue reading

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Trust Lost: Mechanic Charged with Sabotaging an American Airlines Flight

American Airlines mechanic, Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani, who has worked for AA since 1988, was upset about contracts negotiations for the mechanics’ union. The negotiations have dragged on since 2015, and Mr. Alani felt that the failure to reach an … Continue reading

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Tennis Players Gaming the System

The human mind has no limitations when it comes to figuring out ways around rules. Enter the game of tennis. The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) are in the process of developing and changing the … Continue reading

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USC Spreadsheets Tracked Applicants by Their Relationship to Donors and the Amounts Each Donor Gave

The e-mails are bad enough, “Long-time donors,” $25K to Heritage Hall,” and $15 mil.” The athletic department was using its special admits slots to help the university with its donors. So, the folks gaming the system for admission were not … Continue reading

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“In Primes of Careers, Women Bear Burden of Caregiving.” New York Times, September 2, 2019

The headline was striking for a story about women caring for their parents. Even more striking was a quote within the article from a woman who was once a paralegal but dropped that career in order to take care of … Continue reading

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Ohio State Medical Board Had Evidence in 1996 of Dr. Richard Strauss’s Sexual Abuse of Ohio State Students: No Action

A quote from the review panel report, requested by Ohio Governor Miek DeWine, just released on Friday: “Documented systemic failures at both The Ohio State University and State Medical Board of Ohio prevented any tangible administrative or criminal consequences from … Continue reading

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