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  • August 28, 2013

    The New York Times 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

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

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    twenty-year review released today by the Institute for Policy Studies found that the records of nearly 40 percent of America’s top-earning executives include leading their firms to bankruptcy, government bailouts, fraud-related fines and settlements, and their own firing.

  • August 28, 2013

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

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    "Outrageous pay packets seem to encourage outrageous behavior," says Sarah Anderson, one of the authors of the new report.

  • August 28, 2013

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

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    Bailed out, Booted and Busted," the report issue today by the Institute for Policy Studies, says nearly 40 percent of the highest paid CEOs either led firms that received bail-out money, lost their jobs, or had to pay fraud- related fines after the financial crisis hit. But the show must go on.

  • August 28, 2013

    Marketplace Radio - Morning Report features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    A new report shows a persistent disconnect between the pay of corporate chiefs and their performance. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, nearly 40 percent of the highest paid CEOs either led firms that received bail-out money, lost their jobs, or had to pay fraud related fines after the financial crisis hit. 

  • August 28, 2013

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

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    Fuld is among the cast of characters enumerated in a retrospective report released by the Institute for Policy Studies: “Executive Excess 2013. Bailed Out, Booted, Busted: A 20-Year Review of America’s Top-Paid CEOs.” Before 2008, he made the list of America’s top 25 highest-paid executives for eight years in a row.

  • August 28, 2013

    Wall Street Journal - Blog features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The left-leaning Institute for Policy Studies finds that nearly 40% of the CEOs who have made its list of most lavishly compensated executives in the last 20 years either lost their jobs eventually, or came from companies that were bailed out by the government or busted by authorities for improper activities. [Institute for Policy Studies]

  • June 18, 2013

    Common Dreams features report “New Report: Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean”

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    Published Wednesday, the report—Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean (pdf)—by the Institute for Policy Studies reveals that group member corporations could gain as much as $173 billion in "windfalls" should Congress adopt the group's proposal for a "territorial" tax system.

  • June 18, 2013

    AFL-CIO features report “New Report: Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean”

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    A new report from the Institute on Policy Studies (IPS), called Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean, details how the CEOs who make up the group Fix the Debt, a group pushing for harsh austerity measures, are set to make even higher profits off of the policies they are pursuing in the name of "balancing the budget."

  • June 18, 2013

    Truthout features report “New Report: Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean”

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    The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has just released a report on tax havens, Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean. The report shows that the corporations engaged in the “Fix the Debt” austerity push would gain up to $173 billion in tax breaks from their proposal for a “territorial tax system.” So under the guise of cutting deficits (because the public thinks they want that), these companies are actually pushing a plan to line their pockets while adding to deficits.

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