If corporations treat millionaire assets this way, imagine how they’ll treat you.
Trumpeting rising GDP and disposable income ignores harsh economic realities for working class people.
If top U.S. corporations can afford to spend over $5 trillion buying back their own shares of stock, the United States can afford a Green New Deal.
Michael Dell falsely argues that top marginal tax rates as high as 70 percent have never worked.
Democrats have enough heft in Congress to force floor debates on proposals that meaningfully target inequality, but they’ll need support from their moderate contingent if any real change is to occur.
The more industries monopolize, the wider the gap between our richest and everyone else.
Executive pay excess is driving decisions that are turning workers — and their communities — into sacrificial lambs.
Senator Sanders has introduced a bill that would ban Walmart and other big corporations from repurchasing their stock unless they narrow the gaps between CEO and worker pay.
If that ancient Greek could move the world, we can certainly move Walmart.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren have both launched plans to shift the balance of power from shareholders to workers, including requiring worker representation on boards.
Redistribution via the tax code, progressives on both sides of the Atlantic are realizing, only takes us so far. We need to start limiting inequality before it can dig in.
Companies practicing racial or gender inequality cannot receive government dollars. It’s time to do the same for economic inequality.
And why is Mexico being complicit in Trump’s attempt to bully Canada?
How Taxpayers Subsidize Giant Corporate Pay Gaps
Sometimes percentages alone don’t do justice to the injustice of corporate compensation.