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“The activists and young learners who made the Freedom Schools possible have greatly gone unsung. In the midst of imminent danger, they learned and experienced democracy while illustrating the efficacy of community participation in education. Hale rightly places them at the forefront of the struggle for freedom. His book reminds us of those who saved
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“For more than six decades, Ira Millstein has had an important seat in the boardrooms at some of our world’s most iconic corporations. The Activist Director is a fascinating and must-read book for anyone associated with a for-profit or not-for-profit board.” ~ Sanford I. Weill, chairman emeritus, Citigroup Inc. The week is coming to an
“Far too many corporate directors have failed to honor their responsibility to manage the corporations they serve for the benefit of the firm’s shareholders. In this powerful and articulate book, attorney and board consultant Ira M. Millstein aims to drive a stake into director passivity and create a new model for the activist director. It
“No one has more experience with corporate boards, and insights into what makes them work, than Ira Millstein. The Activist Director reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly from some of the biggest management failures—and successes—in recent history.” ~ Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP and former mayor of New York City This month, we’re featuring