Institute for Policy Studies

Jake Johnson, staff writer
A new report finds that  51 of the nation's 100 biggest low-wage employers manipulated their rules to boost executive pay while offering their workers few safeguards against the pandemic and resulting economic meltdown.
"By inflating executive compensation while their workers struggled during a pandemic, corporate boards have strengthened the case for tax penalties on huge CEO-worker pay gaps."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Activists spell out #TaxTheRich in New York City on March 4, 2021. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
" The era of trickle-down nonsense is over—it's time to tax the rich. "
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
President Joe Biden delivers remarks during day two of the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate at the East Room of the White House April 23, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images)
"Now is the time for Biden to back up his progressive messaging with climate...