Dec 5, 2013
Ten major Olympic sponsors from Coke to Dow Chemical –– none of which has acceded to calls that they speak out forcefully against Russia’s laws making it a crime to be gay in public –– are now being pressured by the $161 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund, led by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, to do that and more.
Oct 8, 2013
Douglas Adams in the “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” series offered a twist on the social phenomenon known as the bystander effect, describing it as “something that we can’t see, or don’t see, because we think that it’s somebody else’s problem.”
Aug 15, 2012
“Too often in the past the Thruway has pushed costs and difficult decisions to the future by raising tolls or borrowing,” DiNapoli said.