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The Man Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Has a Long History of Profiting Off Disasters
Business  (tags: Big Oil, fossil fuels, CEOs, greed )

- 40 days ago -
Behind ETP is billionaire and rock and roll music enthusiast Kelcy Warren, who owns a label that exports "lyrics-driven folks music" from his Dallas Fort-Worth area compound. He also likes making money off of disasters.
Close the Loophole in Section 162(M) That Forces Taxpayers to Subsidize CEO Bonuses!
Business  (tags: CEOs, Executives, tax breaks, greed, income inequality, economic injustice, petitions )

- 47 days ago -
Section 162(m) was a well-intentioned effort by Bill Clinton to rein in executive pay by capping tax deductions for CEOs. There's a loophole in the language, however, that allows exemptions for any pay that is considered "performance-based."
Stock Market Headwinds Meant Less Generous Year for Some CEOs
Business  (tags: world, society, news, money, lies, labor, investors, investments, humans, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, EPI, Stock market, CEOs, 276 times, work, $15.5 million )

- 96 days ago -
What this report finds: In 2015, CEOs in America's largest firms made an average of $15.5 million in compensation, which is 276 times the annual average pay of the typical worker.
How About Ending Tax Breaks for CEO Bonuses Instead?
Business  (tags: executives, CEOs, pay inequality, bonuses, tax breaks, petitions )

- 409 days ago -
With a shrinking middle class and rising inequality, no corporation should get a tax break for shelling out giant bonuses to CEOs.
Tell Congress: Subpoena Eric Holder's Communication With His Corporate Law Firm
Business  (tags: greed, injustice, banks, CEOs, investigations, petitions )

- 469 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s the revolving door at its most despicable. Eric Holder spent six years as attorney general, and failed to prosecute banks for their criminal wrongdoing or put any bank executives behind bars.
Top CEOs Make 300 Times More Than Typical Workers
Business  (tags: world, usa, politics, money, finance, economy, corporate, business, CEOs, 300 times, Chief Executive, typical workers )

- 481 days ago -
The chief executive officers of America's largest firms earn three times more than they did 20 years ago and at least 10 times more than 30 years ago, big gains even relative to other very-high-wage earners.
CEO Pay at US's Largest Companies Up 54% Since Recovery Began in 2009
Business  (tags: corporations, companies, CEOs, wages, pay, income disparity )

- 483 days ago -
According to the latest annual survey by the Economic Policy Institute, CEOs at the 350 largest companies in the country pocketed an average of $16.3m in compensation each last year. ThatâEUR(TM)s up 3.9% from 2013, and a whopping gain of 54.3% since...
Help Rein in Runaway Wall Street Pay
Business  (tags: corporations, CEOs, pay, income, petitions )

- 704 days ago -
In the runup to the financial crisis, Wall Street bosses were lavishly rewarded for the reckless bets that pushed our economy off a cliff. The Dodd-Frank banking reform law that passed in 2010 was supposed to fix this -- but the critical regulations still
We Are the Most Unequal Society in the Developed World
Business  (tags: economic injustice, wage gap, employment, CEOs, inequality, income )

- 709 days ago -
Americans are virtually blind to the growing gap between CEO pay and the pay of the average worker. As the chart below shows that gap has increased dramatically. In 1965, for every dollar earned by the average worker, CEOs earned $20. By 2012, that gap...
America's Dark Economic Secret: How a Giant Gimmick Has Wages and Jobs Hanging By a Thread
Business  (tags: inversion, economy, Business, Google, General Electric, Barack Obama, Treasury Department, Taxes, Real estate, stocks, profits, CEOs, Congress, Business News, Politics News )

- 758 days ago -
Welcome to the "gimmick economy" -- where it's not about good products or labor, but something far more scary
Vote NO on Ratifying Huge CEO Pay at McDonald's
Business  (tags: McDonald's, petitions, wages, pay, CEOs )

- 892 days ago -
In 2012, McDonald's two CEOs took home 2,048 times the average fast food worker's earnings for the year. It's destabilizing the entire economy, as workers and their families are feeling the crunch every time they go grocery shopping or pay a phone bill.
American CEOs Earned Average 9% Pay Increase While Workers Get Nothing
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, workers, CEOs, greed, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, labor, money, usa, ethics )

- 914 days ago -
Target is giving great reviews and no raises... Even strong companies like Home Depot-- workers are LUCKY to get 1-2% raises
The Rot of Wall Street Stinks All the Way to the Bank
Business  (tags: CEOs, economics, salaries, greed )

- 923 days ago -
The U.S. is in a historical wage slump, while bank CEOs like Citigroup's Michael Corbat receives $16 million in bonus pay.
Taxpayers Pad Military Contractor CEO Pockets
Business  (tags: boondoggle, CEO Pay, CEOs, F-22, F-35, general electric, Honeywell, Inequality, Jan Schakowsky, Lockheed Martin, Military Contractors, United Technologies )

- 1144 days ago -
Would you believe me if I told you that your tax dollars are lining the pockets of some of the highest-paid CEOs? (Sadly, probably not.)
The Five Worst CEOs of 2012
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, CEOs, economy, money, marketing, ethics, dishonesty, society )

- 1392 days ago -
Most reports about business leaders--whether they come from academics, journalists, or consultants--tend to focus on the best cases, with lengthy attempts to explain why a particular company or its leader has been successful. But what about the worst?

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