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Were Top Corporate Executives Really Hogging Workers’ Wages?

Thomas Piketty attributes rising inequality in the U.S. primarily to huge increases in the salaries of CEOs and other top executives, but he misinterprets the evidence. Rising salaries of top executives actually explain very little of the rise in inequality, and they depressed other employees’ pay by only a negligible amount.

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 READ MORE

Harvard Business School’s Role in Widening Inequality

No institution is more responsible for educating the CEOs of American corporations than Harvard Business School.

Posted on Sep 13, 2014 READ MORE

The Highest-Paid CEOs Are the Worst Performers

Extensive new research shows that “across the board, the more CEOs get paid, the worse their companies do over the next three years,” Forbes contributor Susan Adams writes.

Posted on Jun 20, 2014 READ MORE

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Do Men With Wide Faces Inspire Selfishness in Others?

After having found that many men whose faces were broader than others’ tend to lead successful firms, the same two UC Riverside professors have discovered that wide-faced males elicit self-serving behavior in others.

Posted on Sep 23, 2013 READ MORE

Greenwald Blasts Critics, Dodd-Frank Under Attack, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including some major new developments in the IRS targeting scandal and President Obama’s take on whistle-blower Edward Snowden.

Posted on Jun 24, 2013 READ MORE

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Walmart Bosses: Time for a Decision

Walmart is feeling some heat with the rising demand for increasing the stagnant federal minimum wage finally coming from Washington, backed by over 70 percent of the people in polls.

Posted on Mar 14, 2013 READ MORE

Jon Stewart Mocks State Attempts to Secede From U.S.

“The Daily Show” host rips secessionists and CEOs who threatened employees after President Obama’s re-election.

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 READ MORE

Krugman on the ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ Pat Robertson on Women and Porn, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including a CEO who claims he fired employees because of Obama’s victory, and Ted Nugent, who has a meltdown over the election on Twitter.

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 READ MORE

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Subsidizing the CEOs

Twenty-six of the nation’s largest corporations paid their CEOs more than they spent on taxes in 2011, according to a report by the Institute for Policy Studies.

Posted on Aug 16, 2012 READ MORE

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