Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

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Sunday, December 31, 2017
Netflix Raises Executive Salaries, Proving That 'Performance-Based' Pay Always Was a Sham
The big news Friday on the executive compensation front is that Netflix is converting some of its “performance-based” pay for its top executives to straight salaries, thanks to the recently-passed tax bill . But people may be taking the wrong lesson from the change. On the surface, it looks like...
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Sunday, October 01, 2017
As CHIP Expires Unrenewed, Congress Blows Chance to Save Healthcare for 9 Million Children
Congressional Republicans tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act and failed to reauthorize federal funds for a healthcare program that serves nearly nine million American children.
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The GOP's Obamacare Repeal Plan Is Out—and It's Even Worse Than Anyone Expected
After weeks of expectations — actually, nearly seven years of expectations — House Republicans on Monday released their proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act . Elements of the proposal, which was kept under lock and key last week — have been dribbling out for a few days. The text of the bill...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
You Really Want to Privatize Social Security in THIS Market?
The enduring mystery about President George W. Bush's old plan to privatize Social Security by moving contributions into individual savings accounts is how it survived two market crashes and decades of underperformance by workers' 401(k) accounts. This isn't a game-show fantasy....Whoever earns at...
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Tuesday, January 07, 2014
The Boeing Vote and the Death of the Middle Class
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