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.
Mary Zerkel is co-coordinator of the Wage Peace program of the American Friends Service Committee, a Quaker organization working to build peace with justice in the US and around the world.