Forum: The Big Snitch

Big Brother, move over. If the self-proclaimed Peoples Bicentennial Commission—currently waging a revolution against Big Business rather than George III—has its way, secretaries will be tattling on corporate executives, and instead of grilling steaks at dinnertime, wives will be grilling their husbands. The kids have not yet been invited to join the big snitch, but wait.

The PBC's first brainstorm along these lines was an offer to pay $25,000 to any secretary whose boss is imprisoned as a result of her information. Now PBC has sent out 24,000 letters to executives' wives, suggesting that they ask their husbands if they or any...

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