Taxpayers Are Footing The Bill For Sky-High CEO Salaries

By Sam Pizzigati, Otherwords.org -

Politicians often gab about the “private sector” and the “public sector,” as if these two categories of economic activity operated as two completely separate worlds. In reality, these two sectors [...]

US CEO Pay, Bank Profits, Corporate Cash Set New Records

By Barry Grey, Wsws.org -

Across the United States, workers are being told by Democrats and Republicans alike that there is “no money” for decent wages, pensions or health care. Teachers from West Virginia to Oklahoma, [...]

Day Of Typical CEO Pays More Than Year For Typical Worker

By Leo Gerard, Alternet.org -

Fat Tuesday is Mardi Gras, a day of revelry, gluttony, intoxication and showers of shiny plastic beads. It is the party to end all parties because it’s followed by Ash Wednesday, when Lenten [...]

How Much Should Nonprofit Hospital CEOs Earn?

By Alicia Freese, www.sevendaysvt.com -

By Alicia Freeze for Seven Days. The average Vermonter makes about $50,000 a year. Executive directors of Vermont nonprofits make an average of $83,000, according to the group Common Good [...]

The Activists Who Helped Shut Down Trump’s CEO Councils

By Sarah Anderson, www.inequality.org -

By Sarah Anderson for Inequality - The CEOs who made up two White House advisory councils have fled like rats on a sinking ship. Their exodus — a dramatic rebuke of Donald Trump — came within 48 [...]

‘Obscene’: 70 Top Healthcare CEOs Raked In $9.8 Billion Since 2010

By Jake Johnson, www.commondreams.org -

By Jake Johnson for Common Dreams - While the Senate GOP's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been denounced as potentially devastating to the poor, the sick, women, people of [...]

Utility CEOs Try To Rob Shareholders Of Rights To Express Climate Concerns

By David Pomerantz, www.energyandpolicy.org -

By David Pomerantz for Energy and Policy Institute - The Business Roundtable, a group of CEOs that lobbies for policies that support the fossil fuel industry, is attempting to restrict [...]

Companies Can Either Make Things Or Make CEOs Rich

By Sam Pizzigati, www.otherwords.org -

By Sam Pizzigati for Other Words - Making breakthroughs for consumers is hard, companies have found. But making fortunes for CEOs is easy. Jeff Immelt, the CEO of General Electric since 2001, is [...]

Retirement Divide: 100 CEOs V. The Rest Of Us

By Sarah Anderson, www.ips-dc.org -

By Sarah Anderson for IPS - If President-elect Donald Trump succeeds in cutting the top marginal tax rate from 39.6 percent to 33 percent, Fortune 500 CEOs would save $196 million on the income [...]

CNN Praises ‘Diverse Viewpoints’ Of Trump’s ‘Bipartisan CEOs’

By Steve Rendall, www.fair.org -

By Steve Rendall for FAIR - On CNN (12/2/16), anchor Carol Costello introduced a story about how Donald Trump is convening a panel of prominent CEOs to consult with on a monthly basis on issues [...]

Blogging Our Grand Divide No Tears For Wells Fargo CEO

By Sarah Anderson, www.inequality.org -

By Sarah Anderson for Inequality - After being raked over the coals for one of the biggest scams in Wall Street history, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf has agreed to forfeit $41 million in [...]

Why Wells Fargo’s Executives Will Keep Their Bonuses

By David Dayen, www.theintercept.com -

By David Dayen for The Intercept - LAST WEEK, WELLS FARGO CEO John Stumpf testified before the Senate Banking Committee after the bank paid fines for creating over 2 million fake customer [...]

13 Questions Senate Needs To Ask Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf

By Helaine Olen, www.slate.com -

By Helaine Olen for Slate - Expect fireworks in Washington on Tuesday morning. That’s when John Stumpf, the chairman and chief executive officer of Wells Fargo, is expected to appear in front of [...]

Average CEO Raise Is Ten Times What Workers Earn

By Stan Choe, www.hosted2.ap.org -

By Stan Choe for Associated Press - NEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than [...]

Ex-Chesapeake Energy CEO First To Be Indicted In Federal Investigation

By Candy Woodall, www.tedglick.com -

By Candy Woodall for Penn Live - Aubrey McClendon, the former CEO of Chesapeake Energy, was indicted Tuesday for rigging bids to buy oil and gas leases. The scheme occurred in northwest Oklahoma [...]

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