plutocracy

CEO Pay Soars As Worker Pay Stagnates
The AFL-CIO has released this year’s 2014 Executive PayWatch at www.PayWatch.org, a “comprehensive searchable online database tracking the excessive pay of CEOs of the nation’s largest companies.” Read more...
CEOs Get Big Fat Raise; Workers Get Nothing
While CEOs fight any raise to the minimum wage, their average pay leaped up to $10.5 million. Read more...
Working people, consumers, the environment, human rights groups and especially democracy are not part of the process. That can only go one way: if you don't have a seat at the table, you're on the menu. Read more...
If the minimum wage had kept up with the gains in productivity since 1968 it would be $16.50 an hour today. 40% of us make less than that. Read more...
From this Sunday's Up With Chris Hayes, his Story of the Week where he discusses the disconnect between the ultra-wealthy campaign donors who we saw asking painfully ridiculous questions to Mitt Romney during that secretly recorded fundraiser of his Read more...

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Hi there. It's me again, writing about the billionaires. I know we all know the billionaires are out there throwing zillions of dollars at this election because they can. We all know how they buy politicians, but the real problem is how they buy Read more...
On Fox’s The Journal Editorial Report, while discussing whether the panel believes that BP really had a choice as to whether to put up the $20 billi Read more...
From Bill Moyers final broadcast of the Journal following his interview with Jim Hightower. Bill's last guest on The Journal was author Barry Lopez. Read more...