business executives

Jul 29, 2015
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The executives who are holding us ransom

Simon Tremblay-Pepin
How is public corporation executives' level of compensation like a ransom? Simon Tremblay-Pepin explains the logic behind the metaphor: first, the kidnapping, then, the ransom.
May 27, 2011

CEOs and 'creating value'

Jim Stanford
Do CEOs really "create value," even if the share price of whatever organization they are in charge of happened to increase in a certain time period?
Nov 17, 2009

Financial elite back in the saddle

This time last year, financial elites everywhere seemed under siege. A year later, they are safely back in the saddle, enjoying a virtual stranglehold over key public policies.
Mar 24, 2009

Getting a grip on greed

The impulse to resist unbridled capitalism -- with its resulting extreme inequality and economic domination by the rich -- is basic and has persisted throughout the centuries.
Mar 18, 2009

Those hit hardest get no bailout

Taxpayers' bailout money for AIG bonuses has rightfully provoked a massive backlash against AIG, Wall Street, President Barack Obama and his economic advisers.
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