At a Capitol Hill forum, Roberto Ramirez shared his experience as a long-time employee of fast food king Andrew Puzder, Trump’s choice to head the U.S. Department of Labor.
Roberto Ramirez worked for nearly 18 y […]
Red-state voters want action to crack down on executive excess. Trump should oblige.
Originally published in U.S. News.
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump once described our country’s stratospheric CEO pay as “ […]
A pet salon owner in Washington, D.C. helped win one of the country’s most generous family and medical leave plans.
Being able to take time off when you’re sick or need to care for a new child or sick parent shou […]
Through our weekly feature, we’ve been honored to lift up dozens of inspiring leaders in the fight for a more equitable country and world.
In April 2016, we started a weekly “Face on the Frontlines” featur […]
Portland, Oregon, has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations that pay their CEOs more than 100 times what they pay typical workers.
Originally published in The Nation.
Portland has just opened up a […]
Donald Trump is reportedly vetting ExxonMobil’s current and former CEO for the job of Secretary of State. Both are poster boys for executive excess.
Reuters is reporting that Donald Trump is considering E […]
Trump’s pick for the nation’s top financial regulator sparked rave responses from Wall Street lobbyists but a firestorm from public interest groups.
Donald Trump has reportedly picked his presidential cam […]
A South Africa-based photographer uses aerial views to document the sharp divides between rich and poor in developing countries.
There’s no shortage of statistics about rising economic inequality around the w […]
At a city council hearing, economic justice advocates helped build momentum behind a proposed surtax on extreme CEO-worker pay gaps.
It’s looking like Portland, Oregon, has a good chance of beating out other ci […]
Much like advocates for a federal minimum wage increase, CEO pay reformers are realizing that national change may need to bubble up from the grassroots.
Originally published by US News and World Report.
Nearly 70 percent of voters in four battleground states support breaking up the big banks and eliminating loopholes that favor Wall Street executives.
The word “Wall Street” was uttered only once in the final pre […]
As 10 EU nations move closer to a financial transaction tax, a Wikileak reveals the Democratic candidate may be more supportive than previously known.
Over the past week, we’ve seen two breakthroughs on the is […]
The Wall Street banker should forfeit all compensation inflated by fraud.
After being raked over the coals for one of the biggest scams in Wall Street history, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf has agreed to forfeit […]
Modern-day problems of gentrification and racial inequality play into a debate over what to do with streets and statues that honor the Civil War south.
The city council of Alexandria, Virginia voted on September […]
If our leaders want to be taken seriously when they rant about runaway CEO pay, they need to embrace solutions that’ll have a real impact.
Politicians love to beat up on overpaid CEOs.
In the wake of the 2008 f […]
A loophole created by Bill Clinton in 1993 costs taxpayers billions of dollars per year and perpetuates the reckless Wall Street bonus culture.
Over nine million American families lost their homes in the […]
The draft Democratic Platform talks tough on Wall Street. Have the industry’s jitters over Trump strengthened the party’s hand?
Originally published in U.S. News and World Report.
On the subject of Wall Str […]
The Democratic Party’s draft policy agenda reflects a major shift in the debate over a small tax on financial transactions that would curb short-term speculation and generate massive revenue.
The Democratic P […]
A new Public Citizen report provides a blueprint for reining in the Wall Street banks that are too big to fail, too big to jail, and too big to manage.
Bart Naylor likes to joke that when he accepted a job as a […]
Working families are turning their anger at Wall Street into action.
Originally published by OtherWords.
When the 2008 financial crash slammed the New York City construction industry, Maribel Touré’s husband lo […]
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