Happen to miss The Larry O’Connor Show today? Recap today’s program by checking out topics from the program below:
Big Business and its ‘Stakeholders’ (WSJ)
All but a handful of America’s largest public corporations on Monday vaguely agreed to serve “stakeholders,” including people with no direct connection to their firms. Leaders of 181 of the 193 member companies of the Business Roundtable promised to “deliver value” to people who don’t necessarily own any shares. [Read More]
Even before The New York Times launched its “All Slavery, All the Time” project, no one could accuse that paper of skimping on its race coverage, particularly stories about black males killed by white(ish) police officers.
Here’s one you haven’t heard about. I happened upon it by sheer accident.
Antwon Rose II was a 17-year-old boy shot by an East Pittsburgh police officer in June 2018 after he bolted from a jitney car that had been stopped by the officer. The Times published about a half-dozen stories on Antwon Rose — or as the Times calls him, “Antwon, who was unarmed.” [Read More]
Speaking to reporters outside the White House on Wednesday, President Trump again threatened to end what he called the “ridiculous” policy of birthright citizenship, which awards citizenship automatically to those born in the United States.
“We’re looking at that very seriously,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House for Kentucky. “Birthright citizenship, where you have a baby on our land — you walk over the border, have a baby, congratulations, the baby’s now a U.S. citizen. We’re looking at it very, very seriously …It’s, frankly, ridiculous.” [Read More]
Students’ cellphones across Frederick County could be silenced for the entire school day if a proposed policy change is adopted.
Board of Education member Lois Jarman submitted a request on Monday for the board to discuss the school system’s student cellphone policy and possibly implement a new one, requiring all students to keep phones “off and away” during school hours. [Read More]
Tom Bergeron, the longtime host of “Dancing With the Stars,” was disappointed in this season’s casting.
He took to social media on Wednesday to post a lengthy statement explaining his feelings about which “celebrities” will be featured on Season 28 of the hit reality competition series, in particular referring to how Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s former White House press secretary, is a contestant. [Read More]