2.14.2010

'Howard Roark' Speech

Gary Cooper plays Howard Roark in King Vidor's 1949 adaptation of Ayn Rand's 'The Fountainhead'. In this clip, Roark's closing argument during the trial against him.



"My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute."
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged (1957)
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Chris Hedges, Fighting Corporate Rape of US

American journalist and Pulitzer winner Chris Hedges told RT the United States has developed a new form of corporate totalitarianism.


Abandon Ship!

· CEOs, CMOs, CGOs... all kind of managing directors and top executive officers have turned in their resignations... and almost all of them have done so in the past three weeks! Why?
http://dprogram.net/2010/02/07/over-50-unexpected-ceo-cfo-resignations-in-the-last-3-weeks/
Abandon Ship! (...but, it's useless, you see) - dprogram.net

  • Zain, CEO 02.04.2010
  • SUN, CEO 02.04.2010
  • AIG,Plane Lending Unit, CEO 02.04.2010
  • Under Armor, VP 02.04.2010
  • Center Bankcorp, VP 02.03.2010
  • Cadbury, CEO 02.03.2010
  • Cadbury, CGO 02.03.2010
  • Speedo, President 02.02.2010
  • Intermap, CFO 02.03.2010
  • CRDA, CFO 01.26.2010
  • Benihana, CFO 01.13.2010
  • Credit Suisse, Director 02.03.2010
  • IDBI, Director 01.14.2010
  • Blockbuster, H-Fund Manager 01.29.2010
  • Japan, Financial Minister 01.06.2010
  • Volvo, Chairman 01.16.2010
  • CIT Group, BoD member 02.04.2010
  • UK General Insurance, CEO 01.29.2010
  • World Bank, VP 02.03.2010
  • Vishal Retails, President 02.04.2010
  • Syntel, CEO 02.03.2010
  • Microsoft, Mike Nash 02.03.2010
  • BBC Radio, Executive 02.04.2010
  • Pik Group, CFO 02.05.2010
  • Greatwide, CEO 02.05.2010
  • Zale, CEO 01.14.2010
  • Sony, Executive 02.05.2010
  • Trilliant, President 02.02.2010
  • Lotus, Head Engineer 02.02.2010
  • Tier One Bank, CEO 10.20.2009
  • Comtech Systems, CEO 02.05.2010
  • DMA, CEO 02.05.2010
  • Dollar General, President 01.13.2010
  • Novartis, CEO 01.26.2010
  • Savvis, CEO 01.12.2010
  • Real Networks, CEO & COO 01.13.2010
  • Omnireliant, CEO 01.22.2010
  • USCOM, CEO 01.04.2010
  • Medical Center, CEO 01.21.2010
  • CIT Group, BoD member 01.12.2010
  • Aer Lingus, CEO 01.20.2010
  • Citigroup, CEO 01.11.2010
  • CMA, CEO 01.21.2010
  • Domino's, CEO 01.05.2010
  • CIT, SLM Chairman 01.05.2010
  • S&T Bank, CFO 02.01.2010
  • Arab Media Group, CEO 01.18.2010
  • KESC, COO 02.04.2010
  • Avgol Industries, CEO 01.01.2010
  • Arby’s, CEO 01.28.2010
  • Leeward Capital, CEO & CFO 02.05.2010
  • Steeplechase Org., CEO 01.22.2010
  • NTN Buzztime, CEO 01.15.2010
  • Iasis, Director 02.05.2010
  • Indonesia Danamon, CEO 01.24.2010
  • Opera, Co-founder and CEO 01.05.2010
  • Convergys, Director 01.04.2010
  • Internet America, President 01.31.2010
  • EMCH, CEO 01.12.2010
  • Republic Airways, Exec. VP 01.15.2010
  • KB Financial, CMD 02.07.2010
  • Lloyds Mortgage, Mang. Dir. 02.05.2010
And there are many, many more. look...