Ladies and gentlemen: This is your America.
In Montgomery, Illinois, about 45 minutes outside of Chicago, two police officers have been caught on camera targeting, harassing, assaulting, and wrongfully arresting an African American family in the overwhelmingly white town—including calling the family a “bunch of fucking niggers.” MORE
“Business isn’t trusted anymore. After mis-selling scandals, the Libor-fixing racket and wayward lending in the boom that led to the financial crisis, trust in banks and bankers seems at or near all-time lows. Food producers and retailers are distrusted over contamination scares, industry is suspected of carbon emissions and other environmental crimes and the brave young world of technology too is tarnished by privacy and data security scares that threaten to restrict its ambitions to hold and transact ever more valuable information in the age of big data. In pretty much every sector, consumer and business trust equals some sort of licence to operate. So what are companies to do when such a licence has been abandoned or mislaid? Time to send in the ‘A’ Team?” MORE