Can We Cut CEO Pay Down to Size?

The CEOs who cut the most jobs are also the ones who make the most money. How can we stop excessive CEO pay before it leads to bad behavior?

CEO Pay and the Great Recession

CEO Pay and the Great Recession

At a time when we’re experiencing the worst economic crisis in the past 80 years, CEOs who slash jobs should have to tighten their own belts.

My Weak Muslim President

Someday we might have a Muslim president of the United States. In the meantime, I’m hoping for a president who’s not afraid of appearing weak.

Icarus Inc.

Icarus Inc.

Taxpayer-funded bailouts having been secured, the sky was the limit again for CEO compensation.

CEOs Tip the Pay Scale

Workers might have to toil for three centuries to earn what their company’s chief executive earns in a year.

Wall Street Gets It

They’d keep laughing all the way to the bank, except they are the bank.

Murder Capital of the World

Murder Capital of the World

Mexico’s drug war is a failure. Ciudad Juarez, Laura Carlsen points out, is the epicenter of this failure.

My Cat is No Fat Cat

My Cat is No Fat Cat

My cat is on the pudgy side, but she is nothing like our titans of finance. Let’s stop maligning our feline friends by comparing them to greedy, evil Wall Street execs.