Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission finally — after a five year delay — allowed the implementation of a 2010 federal law requiring America’s largest publicly-chartered corporations to disclose the ratio of the pay of their CEOs to the pay of their average workers. Due to further SEC intransigence, the won’t actually see […]
The other day, when I looked at my change from the grocery store, one bill stood out in particular. It was a one dollar bill, and right next to the face of George Washington, there was printed, in red ink, the message: Stamp Money Out Of Politics: Amend The Constitution”. I’d never seen this message […]
In 2010 — five years ago — the U.S. Congress passed into law a requirement that publicly-traded corporations must publicly reveal the gap between the pay for their CEOs and the pay for the rest of their employees. It wasn’t until yesterday that the Securities and Exchange Commission finally followed the law and enacted a […]
Today I received a spam e-mail message linking to the conservative website “NewsMax,” on which the following claim was made:
What the Bible Says About Money (Shocking)
Most people know Sean Hyman from his regular appearances on Fox Business, CNBC, and Bloomberg Television, but what they don’t know is that Sean is a former pastor, […]
Quick Guess: under what kind of presidential administration is a backlog of official employee complaints about wage and hour violations allowed to build up at the Department of Labor? A Republican presidential administration or a Democratic presidential administration?
If you guessed “Republican,” think again.
The staffers of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. […]
At Amazon, you can shop now, while prices are still high, or pay for the privilege of discounts tomorrow, at the pay-to-save, membership-only sales tomorrow. So many ways to lose a lot of money! […]
When Martin O’Malley talks tough about big banks, does that make you more likely to support the O’Malley for President campaign? […]
It’s worth noting that even as he is supported by a scowling segment of the population, Scott Walker is calling for a return of the Patriot Act, and its massive surveillance of Americans’ private communications by the federal government. […]
Source: USDA Economic Research Service
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
The juxtaposition speaks. How do you respond?
Jeb Bush said it July 8 in an interview with the New Hampshire Union Leader:
New Hampshire Union Leader: Anything specific?
Jeb Bush: “We’re working on a strategy to, that’s kind of under, let’s say, my aspiration for the country, and I believe we can achieve it, is 4% growth as far as the […]
Bernie Sanders stands with the people of Greece against the big banks. So far, Hillary Clinton has nothing to say on the outcome of the referendum. […]