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.
Scott Johnson is an Oakland-based writer and activist who has been involved in the Justice 4 Alan Blueford campaign and Occupy Oakland. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.