Tag Archives: dignity

Rob Ford and the Crisis in Toronto: What does this circus say about leadership in crisis?

On November 18, Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, crashed a football game to party with fans, even though the league’s Commissioner requested he not attend. Ford has made Toronto famous all over the world by recently admitting he had indeed smoked crack, and been videotaped smoking it, but not because he’s an addict — […]

Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma: A Leader Rises Gently

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, now a member of parliament, leads pro-democracy initiatives with dignity and strength. A woman like this makes whiny American complaints about our elected leaders seem petty and passive. We carp about lobbyists and inadequate policies and protections. And until the Occupy Movement, our protests were rather small […]