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A Fairness Issue

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

"Without justice, what are kingdoms but bands of robbers?" - St Augustine. I was surprised when Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) opened up his remarks before ...

A Couple of Million Jobs at Stake

Mitchell Beer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Beer

Out of 671,000 corporate meetings, only 12,000 -- less than 1.8 percent -- were the kind of incentive programs that drew Sen. Kerry's negative attention.

CEO Compensation Increases Despite Firms' Troubles

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Companies may be floundering, but some chief executives continue to see their pay checks grow. According to Crain's New York Business: Amid the...

Barry Schwartz on Incentives, Education and Making Wise Choices

Rob Kall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Kall

It's important to understand that looking for the best is a self-defeating, misery-making strategy; that we should, in general, be looking for good enough, not the best.

Dear President Obama: Please Fix the Bank Bailout

Tram Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tram Nguyen

An immediate moratorium on foreclosures is necessary to keep families in their homes while a systemic solution is developed. Taxpayer money must go toward helping communities.

Congress Sets New Limits On Wall Street Bonuses

Huffington Post | Nick Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While the stimulus bill passed by Congress Friday didn't end up containing any caps on CEO salaries, a provision, written by Senator Chris Dodd, did m...

Stimulus Package Contains Strict New Restrictions On Executive Pay

Washington Post | Tomoeh Murakami Tse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The stimulus package Congress was poised to pass tonight imposes new restrictions on executive compensation that could erase multimillion dollar pay p...

Human Capital -- an Asset, Not Just an Expense

Doug Struck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Doug Struck

Economists use the term "human capital," but nowhere in accounting principles are people counted as an asset -- only as an expense.

Steve Forbes: There Should Be Outrage At CEO Pay (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On CBS Thursday morning, Steve Forbes commented on whether there is something wrong when, in 2006, for example, the average CEO made as much in a sing...

The CEO Pay Caps Are A Mirage

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Tasini

If the point is to stop the legal looting of corporate treasuries and leave some money in the till for regular workers, when you get right down to it, the CEO pay caps aren't meaningful.

Pay Caps Relevant Beyond Wall Street

Jim Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Jaffe

A political question of the moment is whether taxpayers concerned about subsidizing bloated salaries on Wall Street will feel an equal discomfort about playing a similar role in medicine and higher education.

Donald Trump: Obama "Absolutely Right" To Cap Executive Pay Tied To Bailout Money (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nick Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Speaking with Larry King Wednesday night, Donald Trump defended President Obama's move to limit pay for executives receiving bailout money, calling t...

Obama: CEOs Must Stop "Draining" Bailout Funds (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama continued his criticisms of Wall Street bonuses in his weekly address Saturday following his strong comments this week about the amount of money...

Arianna Discusses CEO Ethics at "Davos Debates"

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

2009-01-30-ahhufftvpull.jpg Arianna and Pablo Camacho respond to this year's "Davos Debates" question: should company executives have a code of ethics similar to doctors and lawyers?

Dear Too Big To Fail

Robyn Blumner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robyn Blumner

If I had turned an ungodly profit by putting my seal of approval on investments that turned out to be garbage, I'd be deeply worried about personal liability and jail.

Is Corporate America Addicted to Layoffs?

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

Are these corporate managers making the right moves during tough economic times, or are they shortsighted and dumb?

Penalize Bank Oligarchs to Help Cover the $3 Trillion or More Obama Will Be Spending On His EconWar

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Kall

It is time to define who the enemies in this "war," who the agents of economic terrorism actually are.

CEOs Need to Run for Sheriff Just Once

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The financial system was supposedly broke. America wants the CEOs begging for cash to act like broke people.

Cap Executive Pay

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amitai Etzioni

A salary cap would leave CEOs free to do what is best for their corporations, the economy, and families -- rather than focus on ways to jack up the price of their stock each quarter.

Outrage Growing Over Executive Pay

Washington Post | Heather Landy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The public's indignation over lavish executive pay has rippled beyond the circles of activist investors and corporate governance watchdogs, who for ye...

A Congressional Ultimatum for CEOs

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Moroz

This morning, Senator Chris Dodd warned that Congress might take a step that would send shivers down the spines of every CEO: federal caps on executive pay.

A Few Reforms Are Simply Not Enough

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

More than 750,000 people have lost their jobs since the beginning of the year -- 160,000 last month alone, the most in more than 5 years.

Getting Wall Street Pay Reform Right

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

The Wall Street salary structure has helped set the standard for CEO pay across the economy, and helped establish a culture where executives consider outlandish pay packages the norm.

Bush May Be Stupid, But He's No Fool: The Bailout and the Final Repeal of the 20th Century

Pete Cenedella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pete Cenedella

Bush is playing dumb so we won't notice that his final stroke in office will be to make the Republican Revolution permanent and impossible to repeal for decades to come.

Don't Bum Rush a Bad Deal

Charlie Cray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charlie Cray

They're talking about pushing through the largest bailout in history without any hearings. No time to debate the issues. Just ram it through. That says a lot by itself. Shock doctrine, anyone?