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  • September 14, 2012

    Japan Times features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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  • September 12, 2012

    The Indypendent features article “Virtually, Anything Goes with Online Education”

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  • September 12, 2012

    Pacific Sun features report “America Is Not Broke”

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  • September 11, 2012

    Truthout features article “We Won the War on Poverty, then Lost the Peace”

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  • September 10, 2012

    Capital Times features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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  • September 7, 2012

    The (Russellville, KY) News-Democrat & Leader features article “Who's Really Winning the Smartphone Wars?”

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  • September 4, 2012

    Unionosity features article “Who's Really Winning the Smartphone Wars?”

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  • September 4, 2012

    Common Dreams features article “Who's Really Winning the Smartphone Wars?”

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  • August 31, 2012

    Grand Junction Free Press features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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    Let's simplify: The rich are getting richer, and the poor poorer, including those of us in the middle class. A news item caught my eye a couple of weeks ago noting that 26 of the largest companies in the U.S. paid their CEOs more in salary than the company paid in taxes. The report from the Institute for Policy Studies used James McNerney Jr. of Boeing as an example.

  • August 31, 2012

    Toronto Star features report “Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket”

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    Meanwhile, CEO salaries are skyrocketing, states the Washington-based Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Last year, 25 of the top 100 U.S. corporate leaders received more in their paycheques — $20.6 million on average — than their companies paid in taxes, and that includes companies that got government bailouts.

    As for the top 50 "layoff leaders" — those companies that fired the most workers — their CEOs averaged almost $12 million a year in salary.

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