CuriosityCat: LIBOR Scandal: UK banker: “We’re clean, but we’re dirty-clean, rather than clean-clean.”

The banking system is reeling from admissions by senior bankers that they acted in concert with other bankers to fix the setting of the interbank interest rate (LIBOR), so as to make dishonest profits. The BBC is running a series of shows on the culture of corruption that crept into international banks over the years, ...

CuriosityCat: The Anglo Tapes: Give us the %$%%$# moolah

The tapes that  have started a firestorm this week in Ireland do more than reveal the attitudes of the senior bankers involved in the destruction of Ireland’s financial system during the 2008 financial meltdown. They also show why the recommendations of the UK Parliament on legal standards of conduct for senior bankers should be implemented ...

Writings of J. Todd Ring: The New Blackberry 10 – Time to ditch Apple and Google both

The Blackberry 10 has just been unveiled, and the question returns: Blackberry, iPhone or Google-based Android smart phone? Here are some thoughts, techno-weenie talk aside. We’re talking pure functionality and ethics here, not who has the best gizmo-gadgetry whiz-bang for the buck. Google is a partner in evil, willingly collaborating with the super-creepy NSA’s deeply ...

CuriosityCat: Business Boards: Move over Old Boys Networks, here come the Golden Skirts and Gold Sacks

Leah Eichler More and more we have to look to Europe for moral leadership, rather than to north America. And moral – as well as good business – guidance comes to us from Norway. Leah Eichler, the founder of Femme-o-Nomics, a networking and content portal for professional women, draws our attention in today’s Globe& Mail ...