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.
Joe Burns is a union negotiator and attorney. He is the author of Reviving the Strike, which was reviewed on Talking Union by Carl Finamore. Burn's website is here.