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Arts and Community Development: Connections Matter to Funders

Bruce E. Whitacre | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Bruce E. Whitacre

In these times of questioning the entitlement and roles of our arts institutions, we need to break through the community-facing silos of marketing, development and education and close the loop in social service engagement.

How the Crown Princess Nanny Could Help Us Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

Maxim Thorne | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business
Maxim Thorne

The CEO leaders' focus on the federal budget deficit borders on compulsive obsession and illogically ignores the opportunity to borrow more to put more Americans to work, to strengthen, grow and build our country.

Wall St. CEOs To Congress: 'The Consequences Of Inaction ... Would Be Grave'

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Top financial industry executives urged the Obama administration and...

In Case You Were Worried, Top Wall Street CEOs Got Nice Raises Last Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Last year was an awful one for many on Wall Street. But not everyone struggled. Some even partied like it was 2006. In fact, for the 50 people ran...

Wall Street CEOS May Be Held Accountable If Their Bank Breaks Rule

Posted 12.08.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Dave Clarke) - Regulators are considering holding Wall Street chief executives legally liable if they allow certain types of proprieta...

Goldman's Dark Horse To Become CEO

Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Lauren Tara LaCapra) - David Solomon isn't your typical master of the universe, but he might have what it takes to lead Wall Street's mo...

Bank Dividend Increases Would Give Wall Street Chiefs Millions

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Wall Street pay practice that has been described as a way to make banks safer is now set to enrich top executives. When banks are allowed to incre...

Losing the Narrative on Public Employee Unions

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

The attack on public employee unions has just begun and won't go away. With the disempowerment of labor in our society, any sociologist will tell you, the living standards of all working people will be lowered.

Mediocre CEOs: 9 Execs Screwed Up And Still Made Big Bucks

The Big Money | Heidi N. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Why aim for greatness when mediocrity pays just as well? The financial crisis has changed a lot about our economy, but one thing remains a constant: P...

Wall Street CEOs Are Nuts

James Kwak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Kwak

Obama and Geithner should know better than to expect gratitude from a bunch of narcissistic, delusional crybabies. Both parties to this toxic relationship -- the Wall Street bankers and administration officials -- deserve each other.

Wall Street CEOs Getting Increased Perks, Benefits Despite Public Outrage

Washington Post | Tomoeh Murakami Tse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some of the nation's biggest financial firms have increased the perks and benefits they pay their chief executives, despite the glaring spotlight from...

Batten Down the Hatches: Supreme Court Opens Floodgates For Corporate Spending in Elections

Anna Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anna Burger

The Supreme Court has cast a mortal blow to accountability, transparency and ethical standards for corporate electoral activity by dismantling century-old restrictions.

Fair

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norman Horowitz

We are all victims of a deregulatory Tsunami that has been in process in order to make the "big guys bigger."

Progressive Victory: Bank of America's Ken Lewis Out as Chairman

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
ZP Heller

This is a huge win for progressives, who have been up in arms for months over BofA's decision to continue its shamelessly greedy, predatory practices after receiving tens of billions in bailout funds.

Dr. Frankenstein, CEO

Tom Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Morris

We're told from many quarters that the humanities are in serious trouble now because of our tough economic times. But it's precisely a lack of ground...

Hard Line On Auto Aid Puts Bailed-Out Firms On Notice

Washington Post | Tomoeh Murakami Tse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK, March 30 -- After ousting General Motors' chief executive, President Obama warned Monday that bankruptcy may be unavoidable for two American...

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...

The Flaw in the System: The Bankers Don't Care About the Banks

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cenk Uygur

If you were going to make ten million dollars in bonuses for taking high risks with other people's money, would you do it? The answer invariably is -- hell yes!

Executive Pay Caps Cut Out Of Stimulus Compromise: WaPo

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional efforts to impose stringent restrictions on executive compensation appeared to be evaporating yesterday as House and Senate negotiators ...

Las Vegas Mayor: Obama Should Apologize To Us

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Sin City's mayor wants President Barack Obama to apologize for saying companies shouldn't visit Las Vegas on the taxpayer's dime. O...

Rewarding Failure

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joe Peyronnin

Memo to Wall Street: the old way of doing business is over if a company is on life support and needs a huge transfusion of federal taxpayer money to bail it out.

Rancid Materialism Is Corrupting Our Community

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

For years now I have been passionately arguing the need for the Jewish community to serve as a light unto the nations by promulgating our values to the non-Jewish world.

Top Wall Street Executives Made More Than $3 Billion Before Financial Crisis

Bloomberg | Tom Randall and Jamie McGee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street's five biggest firms paid more than $3 billion in the last five years to their top executives, while they presided over the packaging and ...

What Your Wall Street CEO Is Really Worth

Wall Street Journal | Heidi Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Louis XIV famously said, "L'etat, c'est moi," letting everyone know his centrality in France. Bruce Wasserstein needs no such pithy quotes to broadcas...