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Tag: 2014 Winter Olympics

Redefining Patriotism Equals ‘Promoting Change’ In The Political Process

Recently, my family attended a Nationals game that just happened to be the night the Nats honored the U.S. Army.  A general threw out...

Illegal Gold Mining: No Pot Of Gold At The End Of...

On July 26, The New York Times ran a story outlining the efforts of Peru in attempting to eradicate illegal gold mining within its...

Wake Me Up When The Training is Over

by Andrew Leigh, Featured Contributor AT A RECENT London conference on compliance and ethics, the data protection and privacy officer from a leading media company gave...

What Can You Learn From Hockey to Improve Corporate Results?

by Debbie Ruston, Featured Contributor I'M NOT a sports fan at all.  I didn't have any interest in watching the recent Sochi Olympics, which was...

Inside the Israeli-Made Security System at Sochi

JERUSALEM — News that Russian officials are spying on athletes in the shower has thrown the security operation at Sochi 2014 into an unexpected frenzy. But if the setup is a bit more Orwellian than some privacy-loving athletes would like, it also…

The Waste and Corruption of Vladimir Putin’s 2014 Winter Olympics

The new road and railway to Krasnaya Polyana, the mountain resort that will host the ski and snowboard events of the Sochi 2014 Winter...

Sochi 2014 Olympics: Triumph or Nightmare?

SOCHI, Russia — The scent of fresh cement wafts through the air as Dmitri Grigoriev describes the glistening Adler Arena, one of several new venues built on this Black Sea coast for the 2014 Winter Olympics. His voice echoes through the 8,000-seat…

$51B and Change: Sochi Most Expensive Olympics Ever

Jan. 13 (Bloomberg) -- In 2007, when Russia was bidding to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, Putin pledged to spend $12 billion in Sochi to turn it into "a world-class resort." In the years since, that number has drastically increased to $51 billion, making…

The Waste and Corruption of Vladimir Putin’s 2014 Winter Olympics

The new road and railway to Krasnaya Polyana, the mountain resort that will host the ski and snowboard events of the Sochi 2014 Winter...