A Climate Stat We Can’t Afford To Overlook

By Sam Pizzigati, Counterpunch. -

Ace researchers dropped two blockbuster reports on us last week. The first — from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the IPCC — hit on Monday with a worldwide thunderclap. UN [...]

Corporations Pumped Up CEO Pay While Their Low-Wage Workers Suffered

By Sarah Anderson, Inequality.org. -

During the pandemic, low-wage workers have lost income, jobs, and lives. And yet many of the nation’s top-tier corporations have been fixated on protecting their wealthy CEOs, even bending their [...]

Become A Socialist With This CEO Pay Calculator

By Joel Cunningham, Life Hacker.  -

You’ve probably heard, anecdotally, that Jeff Bezos earns your salary in some absurdly short amount of time—but do you know exactly how short? Well, now there’s a tech CEO salary calculator from [...]

The Infinite Greed, Power And Controls Of Giant Corporations

By Ralph Nader. -

The combination of greed and power often spin out of control and challenge the enforceable rule of law and the countervailing force of the organized civic community. When greed and power are [...]

Why Are CEOs Paid 361 Times More Than Their Average Employees?

By Paul Ausick, 24/7 Wall Street -

In 1980 the average CEO-to-worker pay ratio was 42:1. In 2017 the ratio was 361:1. Total CEO compensation averaged $13.94 million last year, compared to just $38,613 for the average production [...]

US CEO’s Paid More Than Foreign CEO’s, And They Pay Their Workers Less

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality -

PayWatch report, thankfully, provides that context: Average worker pay in the United States last year increased just 2.6 percent. In other words, as the PayWatch study notes, “the imbalance in [...]