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Median Pay of Top CEOs Hits Record $14.7 Million as Workers Strike Over Starvation Wages

"While most of America struggles to put gas in the tank and pay the grocery bills, price-gouging, excessive-profit-taking CEOs used their captive boards to award themselves record pay," said one expert.

Jake Johnson ·


The Super Immunity of Our Fabulously Wealthy Corporate Dictators

The Robber Barons of old have nothing on this new class of digital oligarchs.

Ralph Nader ·


'Big News': Over 1 Million Signatures Gathered to Put $18 Min. Wage on California Ballot

"Raising the minimum wage in the Golden State is a moral imperative," says anti-poverty activist Joe Sanberg.

Andrea Germanos ·


New Warren Bill Would Empower Feds to Crack Down on Corporate Price Gouging

"Corporations have price gouged consumers for extra profits—and gotten away with it—for too long," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Jake Johnson ·


'Let the Floodgates Open': Starbucks Union Scores First Wins in California

"This is a major victory," said Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat. "It's time for Starbucks to pay fair wages and treat every worker with dignity and respect."

Jake Johnson ·


Experts Say Long War of Attrition in Ukraine Is a Dangerous Path

"By expanding support to Ukraine across the board and shelving any diplomatic effort to stop the fighting, the United States and its allies have greatly increased the danger of an even larger conflict."

Brett Wilkins ·


$1,896,944,109,232: Time to Hit Reset on Student Debt. All of It.

In the richest country in the history of the world, it is absurd, to say the least, that we have sentenced an entire generation to a lifetime of debt simply for doing what was expected of them — getting a college education.

Bernie Sanders ·


Critics Say 'Iron-Grip on Market' by Monopolies Behind Baby Formula Shortage

"The shortage is a manifestation of the same problems we've seen with the supply chain, made worse by monopoly," said one observer.

Julia Conley ·


ISPs Under Fire for Sabotaging Biden FCC as White House Touts Broadband Program

"Instead of applauding corporations that continue to fail families," said one critic, "President Biden should be applying pressure to Senate leadership to confirm his Federal Communications Commission nominee Gigi Sohn."

Julia Conley ·


Our Outrageous CEO-Worker Pay Gap: Unfair and Unwise

CEOs elsewhere in the world are making nowhere near what U.S. CEOs are making.

Sam Pizzigati ·

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