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.
Timothy A. Wise is a senior researcher at the Small Planet Institute's Land and Food Rights Program, and a researcher at the Global Development & Environment Institute at Tufts University.