The massive stimulus package moving through Congress rightly gives high priority to protections for workers and struggling families.

But the conditions that the bailout bill places on the corporations that receive aid also remain critically important. Taxpayers should not have to subsidize massive paychecks for top executives to gain relief for working people.

The relief package that House Democrats put forward earlier this week would have put stiff — and lasting — limits on the compensation that goes to top executives at firms that receive coronavirus bailout aid.

Read the full article at MarketWatch.

Sarah Anderson directs the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, where Sam Pizzigati is an associate fellow. They’re co-editors of the IPS website

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