Dean Baker for Truthout: Republicans are up in arms against making it easier for workers to save for individual retirements. The GOP is rigging the system to transfer tens of billions of dollars a year from ordinary workers to their rich friends.
Ordinary US taxpayers are subsidizing excessive CEO pay through a variety of channels. These five reforms could help end these perverse incentives for executive excess.
Gabriel San Roman is the author of Venceremos: Victor Jara and the New Chilean Song Movement, co-creator of the 2015 Calendar of Revolt and a writer with OC Weekly.