Fortune 500 chiefs make twice as much in a month as U.S. workers make in a decade. But any move to require corporations to document that disparity, a new Trump appointee likes to argue, would be shameful.
Ordinary American taxpayers are subsidizing excessive CEO pay through a variety of channels. These five reforms could help end these subsidies.
Rather than answering a senator’s legitimate question about taxpayer subsidies for executive compensation, the Treasury nominee did a crafty dodge.
While fighting basic worker protections, Trump’s Labor Secretary nominee has enjoyed special executive rewards on a grand scale.
Red-state voters want action to crack down on executive excess. Trump should oblige.
Through our weekly feature, we’ve been honored to lift up dozens of inspiring leaders in the fight for a more equitable country and world.
Portland, Oregon, has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations that pay their CEOs more than 100 times what they pay typical workers.
The Oregon city has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations with extreme gaps between their CEO and worker pay.
At a city council hearing, economic justice advocates helped build momentum behind a proposed surtax on extreme CEO-worker pay gaps.
Much like advocates for a federal minimum wage increase, CEO pay reformers are realizing that national change may need to bubble up from the grassroots
The Wall Street banker should forfeit all compensation inflated by fraud.
If our leaders want to be taken seriously when they rant about runaway CEO pay, they need to embrace solutions that’ll have a real impact.
A loophole created by Bill Clinton in 1993 costs taxpayers billions of dollars per year and perpetuates the reckless Wall Street bonus culture.
Let’s stop waiting for corporate insiders to fix our growing executive pay mess.
Shareholders shot down a proposal to end the Wall Street firm’s rubberstamping of outrageous CEO pay packages, but the vote shined a spotlight on the problem.
A Nation magazine look at the showdown at BlackRock over the dark role the Wall Street money manager plays in our nation’s CEO pay problem.
That has to be Yahoo, where they’ve been busy manufacturing mega-millionaires one CEO at a time.
A coal baron’s prison sentence could be a wake-up call for corporate execs. Even they do not sit above the law.
The just-departed “father of Silicon Valley” may deserve high praise for his life. Did he also deserve mega millions for his work?
A champion of fairness, Representative Martin Sabo fought for working people to reduce inequality. We’re proud to have worked alongside him.
New Senate bill would ban use of taxpayer bailout money from corporate executives golden parachutes.
This week’s edition of America’s top progressive weekly features a cover story that spotlights how we can ‘unrig the rules and reverse runaway inequality.’
Donald Trump is blaming foreign workers — and ignoring the CEOs who’ve gutted worker pensions while they pump up their own golden nest eggs.
The leading advocate for U.S. restaurant workers is releasing a new book that aims to redefine success in the deeply unequal restaurant business.
In India, major corporations now have to disclose their CEO and median worker pay. U.S. corporations may soon have to finally follow suit.
The latest executive compensation regs proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission won’t put any real brake on CEO pay excess. What would? We have a list!
A new online petition drive is protesting the incredibly high prices that enormously overpaid pharmaceutical company CEOs charge for cancer drugs.
Should America’s taxpayers be subsidizing all those millions in compensation that CEOs are collecting? At least some members of Congress don’t think so.
Researchers at the International Monetary Fund are detailing just how much societies suffer — and top execs grab — when trade unions have no strong presence. But IMF officials still aren’t paying attention.
The SEC finally moves, ever so slightly, against wagers that reward CEOs when their companies fail.