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Corporate Bonuses

Dehumanizing Profits: Business 101

Nick Bassill | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
Nick Bassill

We are becoming cogs in a machine, engineered to control the decisions of us all through advertising and promotions, to get our money through our purchases, and then, as we lose our jobs and businesses, become unwilling consumers to corporate and foreign interests.

FedEx CEO's Nice Little Payday

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The founder and top executive at FedEx Corp. received a pay package worth $13.7 million in the most recent fiscal year, nearly double a ye...

Corporate Executive Pay Still Doesn't Follow Feinberg's Push To Limit Huge Cash Payouts

washingtonpost.com | Tomoeh Murakami Tse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Treasury Department said it is not looking to limit the total pay executives receive. Kenneth R. Feinberg, President Obama's special master for co...

The Irrational Side of Corporate Bonuses

Dan Ariely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Ariely

In light of the financial crisis of 2008 and the subsequent outrage over the continuing bonuses paid to many of those deemed responsible for it, many people wonder how incentives really affect CEOs and Wall Street executives.

Xcel Energy Lavishing Execs As It Hikes Rates In Colorado

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

With Xcel Energy on pace to disconnect power to some 70,000 Coloradans this year for nonpayment, energy activists are openly questioning why ratepayer...

Ain't I Greedy!

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert S. McElvaine

Ever since AIG entered the public consciousness in a very negative way last fall, people have been wondering what the initials stand for.

You Morons, What Have You Done With Our Money?

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gail Vida Hamburg

Was it too much to ask Congress to examine this government intervention in the free market critically before authorizing the transfer of US taxpayer dollars to benefit the banking sector?

Paulson Deal Cheats American Taxpayers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

We need to bury the philosophy that worships only business, free markets, deregulation and free trade, and replace it with an economic program that rebuilds the middle class.