Institute for Policy Studies

Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, And Busted
This 20th anniversary Executive Excess report examines the "performance" of the 500 corporate chief executives who have ranked among America's 25 highest-paid CEOs in one or more of the past 20 years. Read more...
More than 75 workers and retirees -- with police in tow -- descended on Bank of America's headquarters in Boston to call out their "Fix the Debt" friends for what they really are: Gold Diggers. Check out the great flashmob video Read more...
This study is an attack on the tax code, and especially on how companies lavish obscene pay packages on executives so they can cut their tax bills - instead of paying their share of taxes: NEW YORK (AP) -- Twenty-six big U.S. companies paid Read more...
Bill O'Reilly's been on a hell of a tear this week attacking the Occupy Wall Street movement. On this Monday's show, he was calling them "terrorists" because a protester was giving him a hard time while watching a show on Broadway. Our friends over at News Hounds have more on that and O'Reilly's double standard when it comes to what sort of protesters he likes. Read more...
We already know that the rich are getting richer, and the rest of us are not. But there is a lot of great information to be had from this video. For instance, if corporations paid their fair share in taxes, the additional tax revenue would total $485 billion. Read more...