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  • April 23, 2014

    The Huffington Post features report “Restaurant Industry Pay: Taxpayers' Double Burden”

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  • April 22, 2014

    CBS Moneywatch features report “Restaurant Industry Pay: Taxpayers' Double Burden”

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  • March 13, 2014

    All In with Chris Hayes features report “Wall Street Bonuses and the Minimum Wage”

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  • March 12, 2014

    Reuters features report “Wall Street Bonuses and the Minimum Wage”

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    The Institute for Policy Studies, a left-leaning think-tank, pointed out that Wall Street's $26.7 billion bonus pool would be enough to more than double the pay of all the federal minimum wage workers in the United States, who number over a million.

  • March 12, 2014

    The New York Times features report “Wall Street Bonuses and the Minimum Wage”

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    Wall Street compensation continues to dwarf the pay in other industries. The Institute for Policy Studies, a liberal-leaning research group, said on Wednesday that the $26.7 billion in bonuses would be enough to more than double the pay of the 1.1 million full-time minimum wage workers in the United States.

  • March 12, 2014

    Marketwatch features report “Wall Street Bonuses and the Minimum Wage”

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    To put that bonus-pool figure in perspective, it would be enough to more than double the pay of the more than 1 million full-time workers earning the federal minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 per hour, according to the Institute for Policy Studies.

  • February 19, 2014

    Bill Moyers features blog “Celebrities, European Leaders Push for Final Deal on Wall Street Tax”

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  • December 5, 2013

    Democracy Now! features report “Fast Food CEOs Rake in Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay”

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    "We looked in this report at how much the top six fast-food corporations are benefiting from this tax loophole, and it was really astounding. The most extreme example was the CEO of Yum! Brands. That’s the company that runs the KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut chains. And their CEO, just in the past couple of years, has raked in $94 million of this so-called performance pay, and that translates into a tax benefit for Yum! Brands of $33 million."

  • November 26, 2013

    AlterNet features blog “Six of the Top Ten U.S. Billionaires Are Kochs and Waltons”

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  • November 19, 2013

    The Nation features report “Platinum-Plated Pensions”

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