Category Archives: Values

Morgan Stanley Violates its Core Values

By | February 17, 2022

[February 17, 2022]  With great fanfare, the CEO of Morgan Stanley investment bank announced a new Freshman Enhancement Program in conjunction with Princeton University.1  Morgan Stanley’s program excludes those who are not Black, Hispanic, Native American or LGBTQ+ freshman undergraduate class of 2025.  By doing this, Morgan Stanley violated their core values. Putting aside the issue that anyone… Read More »

Combat!  The TV Show of my Youth

By | February 8, 2022

[February 8, 2022]  Growing up, us kids had minimal permission to watch television and were restricted to one 30-minute show per evening.  My brother and I chose the TV show Combat!, starring Vic Morrow and Rick Jason.1  This televised war drama series covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans during World War… Read More »

To Stop Bullying, Stand up Straight

By | January 18, 2022

[January 18, 2022]  In the iconic holiday movie, A Christmas Story (1983), a young boy named Ralphie is harassed by local bully Scut Farkus and his toadie Grover Dill.  Spoiler alert, Ralphie figures out how to stop bullying and live his life as an innocent kid, having fun with friends and loving his family. The more serious topic… Read More »