While Congress is working to shield overpaid executives from scrutiny, a business owner turned state legislator is working to rein in runaway CEO pay.
If Congress takes up tax reform in early 2017, the White House will push cuts that would benefit the wealthy, including the president-elect himself and his family members.
Voters in many states will have the opportunity to weigh in on a variety of inequality-related issues, from taxing the wealthy to price-gouging on drugs.
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.
If elected, the latest Institute for Policy Studies executive compensation report details, Hillary Clinton would have the chance to fix her husband’s costly and dangerous CEO pay policy mistake.
America’s middle class can once again prosper, but only if we confront growing inequality within the nation’s private sector. President Obama’s new plan for middle class revival doesn’t do that confronting.
By statute, corporations are supposed to face a basic 35 percent income tax on their corporate profits. Over the last three years, a new Citizens for Tax Justice report documents, top U.S. corporations have actually been paying only 18.5 percent of their profits to Uncle Sam.