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By John W. Dean

At the heels of his nationwide bestseller Worse Than Watergate, John Dean takes a severe examine the present conservative movement

In Conservatives with no Conscience, John Dean locations the conservative movement's internal circle of leaders within the Republican social gathering lower than scrutiny. Dean unearths their rules and brain- set to be essentially authoritarian, and as such, a risk to democracy. by way of studying the legacies of such old-line conservatives as J. Edgar Hoover, Spiro Agnew, and Phyllis Schlafly and of such present figures as Dick Cheney, Newt Gingrich, and leaders of the spiritual correct, Dean provides an alarming list of abuses of energy. His trenchant research of ways conservatism has misplaced its bearings serves as a chilling caution and a stirring thought to shield constitutional ideas.

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WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS THE HAGGLER after the Oswald debacle insisted that he would never yield control, sold stock to investors and later briefly brought in an outside management team. He even hired efficiency experts to determine whether animation could be streamlined. In the postwar period, the studio turned out films that Disney himself considered inferior. And it took an emergency loan of $1 million from Disney’s feature distributor, RKO, to stave off collapse yet again. Disney made the situation worse by voicing his contempt for the financial types that bailed him out.

There is a general agreement among economists and market analysts that the Fed’s plans make sense in theory. A team led by Simon Potter, a former academic who now heads the Fed’s market desk in New York, has been testing and fine-tuning the details by moving billions of dollars around the financial system. But markets have a long history of scrambling the best-laid plans. “If something is going to go wrong, I haven’t been able to figure out what, but there’s a lot of reason for caution,” said Stephen G.

I’m Each week, Adam Bryant talks with top executives about leadership. Follow him on Twitter: @nytcorneroffice. This interview has been edited for space and clarity. What career and life advice do you give to new college grads? ” I think it’s often great to go broad before you go deep. It’s like going to school. You get a broad view of the world but then you do have to own something. You have to know what the quality of your work is and get feedback on it and understand it. I also think zigzagging is a better approach than pursuing the idea of a fixed career ladder.

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