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President Obama's speech gives opponents of greater U.S. intervention in Syria a week or more to mobilize, to build opposition in Congress and in the public, and to continue fighting against this new danger.
Just one example of a corporate culture that rewards executives for behavior that hurts workers, taxpayers, and shareholders.
U.S. policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization.
Unpacking the data highlights all the problems with excessive executive paychecks.
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.
The threat of a reckless, dangerous, and illegal US or US-led assault on Syria is looking closer than ever.
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.