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.
Dick Meister is a San Francisco-based freelance columnist who has covered labor ad politics for more than a half-century. Contact him through his web site, dickmeister.com.