Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: CEOs

How CEOs are ruining America

Big American corporations aren’t organized to promote the wellbeing of Americans, and Americans cannot thrive within a system run largely by corporations.

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

CEOs promise to protect us from… CEOs?

Nearly 200 CEOs signed a letter admitting businesses have behaved badly but offering zero promises to do better.

Can business put people before profits?

Gordon Gekko found religion last week. Gekko, the lead in the 1987 movie “Wall Street” about capitalism gone corruptly amok, is most...

‘This is not sustainable:’ Analysis shows massive gap between CEO and...

Compensation for CEOs is growing at double the pace of ordinary workers'.

Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

Corporate boards simply play by market rules. If they don’t, they risk losing their executive talent.

Why CEOs are turning on Trump

What’s been moving them to action is they don’t like the effects of the hatefulness on business.

There’s no good reason for your boss to make 347 times...

Unlike movie stars and athletes, skyrocketing pay for CEOs has nothing to do with markets.

Companies can either make things or make CEOs rich

Making breakthroughs for consumers is hard, companies have found. But making fortunes for CEOs is easy.

CEOs now make 300 times more than their workers. This city...

Runaway CEO pay contributes to income inequality and ultimately harms companies, so local governments aren’t waiting for a federal fix.

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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."