Earlier this morning, President Donald Trump congratulated JP Morgan for sending its employees back to their offices in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes even as public health experts continue to espouse the benefits of working from home to curb the spread of the virus.
The inspirational mantras we hear multiple times a day remind us repeatedly that “we’re all in this together” and “we’ll get through this together.”
It’s such a powerful and commonplace expression these days, seemingly rolling off the tongues of every commentator, commercial spokesperson, and social media user, that one would almost think Hillary Clinton had, in fact, actually been elected back in 2016, when her defining campaigning slogan urged us to see ourselves as “stronger together.” Everybody’s saying it.
It is all too easy to find corporate malfeasance. It is the basis of their nasty reputations, and the reason they need to be regulated.