Wall of Shame Table of Contents
- 1 WALL OF SHAME
- 1.0.1 When UK police got a call of an “illegal social gathering” that was likely a man with his TV too loud, they came to the door, and when he didn’t answer in time, they broke down his door.
- 1.0.2 Note that this is 4 police officers without masks or gloves, who’ve broken down his door, are speaking loudly, blowing respiratory droplets into his home, touching things, and refusing to interact safely — all in the name of public safety!
- 1.0.3 You’re doing it wrong!
- 2 If Christian Siriano can sew 500 masks a day, why can’t Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, find a way to have masks made for his warehouse workers?
- 3 Covid-19 was a Leadership Test. It Came Back Negative.
- 4 The Coronavirus Corporate Hall of Shame. Plus: Should COVID-19 News Be Free?
- 5 UK failures over Covid-19 will increase death toll, says leading doctor
WALL OF SHAME
In a global pandemic, we need strong leadership. Sadly, we see a lot of clueless managers pointing fingers and stroking egos, or financial experts and doctors saying horrible, crazy ideas about murdering our most vulnerable parts of society, regardless of how horrific that suggestion is, and what the real costs could be — simply to please an imaginary set of numbers. Heard something shameful? Tweet to @therealjorahkai and I’ll put it up here!
Note that this is 4 police officers without masks or gloves, who’ve broken down his door, are speaking loudly, blowing respiratory droplets into his home, touching things, and refusing to interact safely — all in the name of public safety!
You’re doing it wrong!
If Christian Siriano can sew 500 masks a day, why can’t Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, find a way to have masks made for his warehouse workers?
On some glorious day in the future, when the Covid-19 pandemic has been controlled and contained, it will be time to hand out trophies.
The recipients may include scores of medical professionals, business executives, school administrators, shopkeepers and yoga instructors all over the world who acted decisively to prevent the virus from spreading; often at considerable personal cost and well before the people they protected thought it was necessary.
As if Covid-19 were not already a big enough challenge for your business, the FBI has a warning this week about something new and frankly a little depressing: trusted employees committing fraud by taking advantage of the current crisis.
The FBI’s Office of Private Sector warned companies this week that it’s seen multiple reports of employees using fake doctor’s notes and other documentation to back up false claims of having been diagnosed with Covid-19.
And as always, your Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week
A “collective failure” to appreciate the enormity of the coronavirus pandemic and enact swift measures to protect the public will lead to unnecessary deaths, according to a leading doctor who says the UK ignored clear warning signs from China.
Richard Horton, the editor-in-chief of the Lancet, rounded on politicians and their expert advisers for failing to act when Chinese researchers first warned about a devastating new virus that was killing people in Hubei eight weeks ago.