Author Event: Whose Water Is it Anyway

Author Event: Whose Water Is it Anyway

Join bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow for a talk and book signing of her latest book that explores taking water protection into public hands and how the Blue Communities Project gives people tools they can use to protect water.

Beyond NAFTA 2.0

Beyond NAFTA 2.0

A public panel that is the release event for “A Progressive Trade Policy for People and Planet.”

CEO-worker pay gap

Sarah Anderson, director of Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, joins the Santita Jackson Show to discuss her new report on CEO-worker pay gaps. Listen to the full interview at WCPT Chicago.

Ding the CEOs

The liberal Institute for Policy Studies also had a study on CEO pay gaps teed up for Monday. Among the findings: S&P 500 corporations could have owed as much as $17.2 billion extra in federal taxes in 2018 if they had faced a Sanders-style pay gap tax. Also:...

Companies That Paid Their CEOs 3000 Times What Their Workers Made

Recently the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a rule that companies have to show the ratio of what their chief executive made in a year compared to the total median compensation of all employees. The number is often in the hundreds because so...