Being Part of the Elite Not So Great if it Makes You Corrupt

The Harvard MBA Is Bad for You

My sympathy for the unhappy Harvard M.B.A.’s would go further if their kind weren’t neck deep in schemes that are making the world demonstrably worse…

…I know, I know, #NotAllMBAs. I know quite a few people with M.B.A. degrees who are not sociopathic in their focus on profit over ethics or morals, or who live happy and fulfilled lives, but given the way Harvard Business School seems to churn out people who are either miserable or help visit misery on the rest of us, we should really consider shutting the place down.

 

AOC’s chief of staff ran $1M slush fund by diverting campaign cash to his own companies

Two political action committees founded by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s top aide funneled over $1 million in political donations into two of his own private companies, according to a complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission on Monday.

The cash transfers from the PACs — overseen by Saikat Chakrabarti, the freshman socialist Democrat’s chief of staff — run counter to her pledges to increase transparency and reduce the influence of “dark money” in politics.

 

The Defense Department inspector general and the FBI have launched a preliminary investigation into the DoD’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) program

Reps. Steve Womack (R-Ark.) and Tom Cole (R-Okla.) asked the agency to dig into the much anticipated and highly controversial contract in October. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense members said they were most concerned that JEDI restricted competition.