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Be Patriotic: Fight for Progressive Change

Keith Mestrich | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Keith Mestrich

To me, patriotism isn't just about celebrating our strengths; it's also about getting real about where we can -- and must -- do better.

Wage Growth Is At 50-Year Lows, Fueling The Corporate-Profit Boom

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

We all know American wages are too low and growing too slowly. But it took Goldman Sachs, of all things, to point out just how historically bad wage g...

Any Hope Of American Equality Died In The 1980s (And Here's Proof)

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.20.2013 | Business

That growing divide between the rich and you? It's not just in your mind, and it's certainly not just a couple years in the making. Actually, ...

It Takes A McDonald's Worker 4 Months To Earn What The CEO Earns In An Hour

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

A McDonald's employee working overtime for nearly four months straight would make as much as the company's former CEO earned in just 60 minutes, accor...

This Could Be His Worst Nightmare

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business

By Sarah N. Lynch and Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. corporations will need to disclose how their c...

Large Share Of Companies Tie Workers' Pay To Company Performance

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | Business

By James B. Kelleher PEORIA, Ill, Sept. 1 (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc has put workers on notice that its short-term incentive plan, th...

LOOK: CEO Pay Has Increased About 876 PERCENT Since 1978

Posted 08.29.2013 | Business

The above chart from the Keystone Research Center shows just how good the last 30-plus years have been for America's corporate chieftains. CEOs...

Whole Foods Co-CEO: Executive Pay Caps A Part Of Our 'Culture'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business

Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb may not make as much as some of his fellow corporate chiefs. But that's all right with him. After all, there are benefi...

Mark Gongloff

U.S. Suffers Biggest Pay Drop On Record, As Workers Squeezed Tighter

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

The economic "recovery" just keeps getting worse for the average worker: U.S. employers squeezed their employees even harder than usual in the first q...

CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio Ballooned 1,000 Percent Since 1950!

Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

We’ve made progress on a lot of things since the 1950s and so have CEOs -- in their quest for more money that is. The ratio of CEO-to-worker pay...

America's CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio Even Worse Than You Thought

Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

When the S&P 500 index soared to a record high earlier this month, everyone from investors and CEOs were reaping the benefits. Everyone, that is, e...

Guess Whose Pay Is Growing 3 Times Faster Than Yours

Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

If you feel like your pay isn’t going up, then you’re probably not a CEO. CEO pay rose 8 percent on average last year, according to an analysi...

America's Top 10 Greediest People of 2012

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business
Sam Pizzigati

Year in and year out, these greedy grab ungodly rewards for their own labor -- and deny their employees anything close to decent compensation for theirs.

CEO Pay Absolutely Exploding Compared To That Of Workers

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business

It's good to be chief executive. American CEOs saw their pay spike 15 percent last year, after a 28 percent pay rise the year before, according to...