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Message 2037868 - Posted: 14 Mar 2020, 14:37:52 UTC - in response to Message 2037855.  
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Still don't understand the "hijacking" accusation of the very broad Profits 1st, Safety 2nd? Pt 2 topic.
Answers both of your questions. The thread IS NOT called Boeing's "stick whatever in this bit".
It is as you said a very broad topic so the Spark./Ovo Energy question is very valid. No deaths directly linked to their deplorable antics is known at this time but they do endanger the safety of their customers with regards to their sanity/mental health & as seen elsewhere the possibility of suicide .
As Gary rightly points out & done so for some time, fiduciary duty does take precedence.
The question is just how far does that precedence be allowed to proceed?
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Cancelling leagues, promotions, relegations is just not feasible because when this virus passes and normal life resumes that will just be a lot of lawsuits.
Money, Money, Money
Must be funny
in a virulent world.
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Message 2037876 - Posted: 14 Mar 2020, 15:01:06 UTC - in response to Message 2037871.  

Unfortunately, as with the Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases, Food & Drugs, Studies, Recalls #6 topic.

Once a Topic is started in, or moved to the Politics Message Board. It is open to many, many different opinions and politics becomes involved.

That one doesn't accept what another poster states. Is not a "hijacking" of Political Topics.
Constant post after post from one source can be considered "hijacking" rather than the ability to accept what is posted. Then again it can also be considered to be a "fixation".
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Message 2037886 - Posted: 14 Mar 2020, 17:18:03 UTC

I'm going to post a Boeing story. FAA is probing how a 12-inch crack occurred in Southwest jet
DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials said Friday they are investigating after a crack ruptured the skin on a Boeing 737 jet operated by Southwest Airlines, causing the plane to gradually lose cabin pressure.

The incident occurred Monday on a flight from Las Vegas to Boise, Idaho. Flight records show that the pilots began a rapid, 6-minute descent from 39,000 feet to 22,000 feet.

At that altitude, the cabin pressure was safe, and the crew completed the flight, said Southwest and the Federal Aviation Administration. Oxygen masks in the passenger cabin never dropped from the ceiling, and no injuries were reported, the airline and the regulatory agency said.

The FAA said that an inspection turned up a 12-inch crack in the skin of the plane’s crown behind the cockpit. Airlines are required to inspect that area every 1,500 flights. The FAA said it was too early to know whether the frequency of inspections should be increased.

Southwest spokeswoman Michelle Agnew said the plane had been inspected for cracks within the required 1,500-flight period.
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Message 2037902 - Posted: 14 Mar 2020, 19:19:05 UTC - in response to Message 2037876.  

Unfortunately, as with the Politics : Ebola and Infectious diseases, Food & Drugs, Studies, Recalls #6 topic.

Once a Topic is started in, or moved to the Politics Message Board. It is open to many, many different opinions and politics becomes involved.

That one doesn't accept what another poster states. Is not a "hijacking" of Political Topics.
Constant post after post from one source can be considered "hijacking" rather than the ability to accept what is posted. Then again it can also be considered to be a "fixation".

I believe the word concept you are looking for is "scrolling." In any case the constant repetition of essentially the same material, ad nauseam, disrupts the flow of the thread and the ability of others to be heard.
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Message 2038828 - Posted: 19 Mar 2020, 1:36:05 UTC
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There is now a Boeing specific thread so as to no longer swamp this thread.

And thanks to Sirius for prompting some lively discussion! Here's hoping we can promote something a little better for our world...


All in our deadly greedy world!
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Message 2038833 - Posted: 19 Mar 2020, 1:39:40 UTC - in response to Message 2038828.  

Thanks Martin.
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Message 2039083 - Posted: 20 Mar 2020, 8:08:19 UTC
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Senator Dumped Up to $1.7 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness
Intelligence Chair Richard Burr’s selloff came around the time he was receiving daily briefings on the health threat.

Soon after he offered public assurances that the government was ready to battle the coronavirus, the powerful chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, sold off a significant percentage of his stocks, unloading between $628,000 and $1.72 million of his holdings on Feb. 13 in 33 separate transactions.


Sen. Kelly Loeffler Dumped Millions in Stock After Coronavirus Briefing
The Georgia Republican is the second senator who has gotten rid of their holdings right as the stock market went bad.
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Message 2039086 - Posted: 20 Mar 2020, 8:38:10 UTC

It doesn't take many large stock holders to sell their stock to cause a more general, panic driven, sell-off of stock. I'm sure that a large proportion of the drop we are seeing is the result of poorly damped automated selling, which sends the boards red, which panics the traders into selling.....
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Message 2040100 - Posted: 24 Mar 2020, 14:08:49 UTC

Another rip off
A spokesman for the General Medical Council said: "We expect doctors to be clear about the safety and accuracy of Covid-19 tests, and not to offer or recommend tests that are unproven, clinically unverified and/or otherwise unreliable."
Unfortunately, there will always be those who...
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Message 2040104 - Posted: 24 Mar 2020, 14:40:12 UTC - in response to Message 2040100.  

Unfortunately, there will always be those who...
are criminal.
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Message 2047227 - Posted: 27 Apr 2020, 7:18:36 UTC

So no thoughts on freezing bonuses for those at the top or taking a pay cut to extend the life of the company?
Airbus "bleeding cash"
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Message 2047266 - Posted: 27 Apr 2020, 15:17:01 UTC - in response to Message 2047227.  

So no thoughts on freezing bonuses for those at the top or taking a pay cut to extend the life of the company?
Airbus "bleeding cash"

Build and Bankrupt, the Kind Donald way.
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Message 2047267 - Posted: 27 Apr 2020, 15:25:45 UTC - in response to Message 2047266.  

Ah, Bed and Breakfast, with dinner at Trump Tower. :-)
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Message 2051288 - Posted: 7 Jun 2020, 10:42:42 UTC

Dwayma Hayley VP Porter Novelli
What is driving this is the understanding that if we don't cater to the people that we serve, we could lose market share," she says. "It is a strategic business move."
Prof Callander
"There are a lot of corporate leaders who are genuinely sympathetic. There's also a wariness of being on the wrong side of the issue and having their reputation damaged," he says.
"What you're trying to do is create an authentic connection with your customer and your public and for that to be authentic it has to be costly," he says. "The big gain in speaking out on social issues is precisely because there's a downside."

Must maintain profits
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Message 2054682 - Posted: 4 Aug 2020, 17:00:25 UTC

Slums of the future
Very surprised that there have been no loud screams from local planning about the loss of their "little brown envelopes".
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Message 2054940 - Posted: 8 Aug 2020, 8:57:56 UTC

Wealthy companies can make millions selling ships for demolition, but Javesh and Naveen are only paid about 35p an hour.
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Well, it is a world where it's profits 1st.
Also, wonder what dear Greta would have to say about that.
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Message 2054945 - Posted: 8 Aug 2020, 10:23:38 UTC

Over the years environmental and health campaigners have had a few successes in getting ships turned away from being hacked to bits on the Indian & Bangladesh foreshores to more environmentally and safety aware breakers yards in Europe and the North America. But for every ship that has been turned around there are tens if not hundreds more that make it to their final point of death and destruction.


Do I see Switzerland in that list of shame - aren't they landlocked!!!!
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