Issues / Economy
Unpacking the data highlights all the problems with excessive executive paychecks.
Over the past two decades, the myth of CEOs earning their runaway pay packages has grown into the ultimate scam.
IPS releases 20-year review showing that nearly 40 percent of America’s top-paid CEOs are not so great at their jobs.
Nearly 40 percent of the CEOs on the highest-paid lists from the past 20 years were eventually "bailed out, booted, or busted."
Since 1994, Executive Excess has reported annually on excessive CEO compensation.
Millions of people acting together can still beat millions of dollars.
The Institute for Policy Studies will hold an Idea Slam competition as part of its 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion. Celebrity judges include Danny Glover.
Throughout this century, the Pentagon's share of the budget has grown as the non-military portion has shrunk.
A scion of one of America's top fortunes has just exposed our "charitable-industrial complex."
It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country's well-being.