Ahh - the "why are we funding Jono and Ben?" line.
My normal response (and I am absolutely not a J&B fan) is to say should we have funded Billy T James? or (Nice one) Stu? The people throwing rocks will almost always remember these entertainers.
The blogger complained in one of their posts that proxy voting meant the residents had no real control of those board positions.
It's interesting what happens if we remove the USA from the picture. The US was a late entrant after all, as was Japan.
What if no USA?
Outrage and revenge are one thing, and I'm as disappointed and saddened as everyone. Reading the first par of the book was enough to signal that Pike River was well out of control.
However the main result from Pike River and a host of other preventable tragedies is the upcoming Workplace Health and Safety Reform, which will make company directors and officers accountable, amongst other things. It's modelled on Australia's tough regime, and the the best thing we can do is support it and make sure it is not defanged.
Great stuff. Except for the cat that is.