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Shareholders can suffer when CEOs pursue political activism

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Side view of two blurred businessmen talking in conference room
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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 746: Politically active corporate CEOs have been making news in recent months. In some cases, the political activism could mean bad news for the corporate bottom line. Jon Pritchett, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, argues in a recent co-authored Wall Street Journal column that corporate shareholders negatively affected by a CEO’s activism should be able to take legal action. He explains why.