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No, CEOs Don’t Need to Make 271 Times What Workers Make

by Kate Harveston What, exactly, does a CEO do? The answer is a little different for every company, but it seems self-explanatory that a good CEO needs to make sure their company has all the right pieces in place to be successful. CEOs also expect to be well-paid, and you can’t help but ask the […]

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A Partial List of Companies That Definitely Could Have Afforded to Pay Their Employees a Good Wage at Any Point Before the GOP Tax Bill

Since the passage of the GOP’s wildly unpopular and regressive tax bill, American companies have been coming out of the woodwork to announce they are using their tax windfalls to invest in their employees. Even nominally “liberal” companies like Apple and Starbucks have credited Congressional Republicans and the Trump…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Just Got F*cked By Karma. Again.

Unable to escape the inexorable grip of karma, “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive awaiting sentencing for a fraud conviction earlier this year, was sent to jail on Wednesday by a federal judge. Shkreli had offered $5,000 for a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair on his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: History is the Libertarian’s Worst Nightmare

The conceit of libertarian philosophy is that the free market is the key to prosperity. History is very clear on this point, however…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership also …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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