EVERY TWO WEEKS
   Please leave this field empty
Institute for Policy Studies
RSS Feeds
  • August 28, 2013

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

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    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”

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    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”

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    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”

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    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”

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    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”

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    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.

  • June 18, 2013

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

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    The report, authored by Sarah Anderson, Scott Klinger and Javier Rojo at the leftist Institute for Policy Studies, is appropriately titled Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean. The pirates' objective: Bigger safety nets for corporations-are-people built on the shreds of the safety net for real people.

  • June 18, 2013

    The Huffington Post features report “New Report: Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean”

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    Co-founders of the "Fix the Debt" campaign, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, want the U.S. to move toward a territorial tax system that could save 59 companies involved with the campaign up to $173 billion in taxes, according to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank.

  • June 18, 2013

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

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    The Institute for Policy Studies will publish a report today detailing how members of Fix the Debt stand to benefit if Congress moves toward a territorial system as part of comprehensive tax reform. Dubbing the CEOs behind Fix the Debt as the “modern day pirates,” the think tank found that two-thirds of the 93 publicly held corporations backing the advocacy group held profits in offshore subsidiaries in 2012.

  • June 12, 2013

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

    Visit the publisher's websiteSee the report

    Big companies aligned with the Campaign to Fix the Debt stand to reap as much as $173 billion in windfalls if the U.S. shifts to a so-called “territorial” tax system, a report from a left-leaning think tank said on Wednesday.

Page Previous 12345678 Next