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Taxpayers Are Footing the Bill for Sky-High CEO Salaries

Billions in taxpayer funds go to CEOs who pay their workers peanuts. We can change that. By Sam Pizzigati Source: Other Words Politicians often gab about the “private sector” and the “public sector,” as if these two categories of economic … Continue reading

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Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

By Sam Pizzigati Source: Nation of Change Back in 1999, near the dizzying height of the dot-com boom, no executive in Corporate America personified the soaring pay packages of America’s CEOs more than Jack Welch, the chief exec at General … Continue reading

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Pillage and Class Polarization: The Rise of “Criminal Capitalism”

By Prof. James Petras Source: GlobalResearch.ca About 75% of US employees work 40 hours or longer, the second longest among all OECD countries, exceeded only by Poland and tied with South Korea.  In contrast, only 10% of Danish workers, 15% … Continue reading

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