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.
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.