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  • August 28, 2013

    Inter Press Service features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    “An alarming number of CEOs are not adding exceptional value to [the U.S.] economy. They are extracting vast sums from it,” a new report from the Institute for Policy Studies, a Washington think tank, stated.

  • August 28, 2013

    The Wonkette features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Just in case you were having a less than raged out rampagey day, The Institute for Policy Study has the perfect report to ease us all into giving in to giving up.

  • August 28, 2013

    Daily Kos features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Everyone knows that America's CEO's are underperforming, overpaid capitalist tools. But IPS has now issued a report showing how they are blatantly overpaid on the backs of American taxpayers.

  • August 28, 2013

    Think Progress features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Out of the spots on an annual list of the highest-paid CEOs, nearly four in ten have gone to individuals who were eventually “Bailed Out, Booted, Busted,” according to the 2013 edition of the Institute for Policy Studies’ (IPS) review of CEO pay and performance.

  • August 28, 2013

    AlterNet features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Theoretically, these CEOs should be the cream of the crop of American corporate leadership. But instead of stellar performance, we found that nearly 40 percent were bad performers -- even by the most narrow, incontrovertible definitions.

  • August 28, 2013

    Salon.com features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Taxpayers have subsidized the fortunes of one third of the country’s wealthiest CEOs, according to a new report from liberal think tank, the Institute for Policy Studies.

  • August 28, 2013

    The Chicago Tribune features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act took steps to encourage more rational pay levels. The law, for example, requires all financial companies to disclose the ratio between the CEO's pay and median annual compensation for employees. But a number of the mandates have yet to be finalized by regulators, said Sarah Anderson, who co-authored the think tank's report.

  • August 28, 2013

    Baltimore Sun features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    About 40 percent of the highest-paid CEOs in the United States over the past 20 years eventually ended up being fired, paying fraud-related fines or settlements, or accepting government bailout money, according to a study released on Wednesday.

  • August 28, 2013

    Reuters features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The report by the Institute for Policy Studies, a left-leaning think tank, said that chief executives for large companies received about 354 times as much pay as the average American worker in 2012. That gap has soared since 1993, when CEOs for big companies received about 195 times as much.

  • August 28, 2013

    NBC News features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The think tank looked at the 25 best-paid CEOs for each of the last 20 years. There were 241 executives on the list in total, because many appeared for multiple years. That means that the 40 percent average includes many chief executives who have appeared on the lists several times.

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