Sit down sometime and figure up how much cash The Spoon generates...job listings, banner ads, speaking engagements, and more.
A fat bankbook can rationalize all kinds of weasel behavior...at least it can for too many people.
In other words - money can easily make people forget about principles and turn them into opportunists..it is human. Can it also happen to us FTs employed by various schools in China? Yes,it can but may not necessarily happen so in all cases. It very much depends which side you are on.