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Last year, mostly because of stock options, the top 100 CEOs earned between $18 and $378 million. CEOs on the S&P 500 now average $13 million a year -- while over the past five years 64 major U.S. ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 05:32 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Two years ago the Washington Post reported that the longtime CEO and co-founder of Costco , Jim Sinegal, announced his retirement while earning $350,000 a year. At the time Costco’s stock was up ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST with 22 Recommends
From [http://progressivepopulist.blogspot.com/2012/09/editorial-hard-truth-for-left_15.html The Progressive Populist] Some of our readers have taken us to task for supporting President Obama and ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 11:01 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
I've been around long enough and paid enough attention to the political life of this country to know that radical progressives -- of which I consider myself one -- see little difference between the ...
by calross
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 09:14 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
He's Ron Paul. That Hobbit candidate who came in second in New Hampshire with 23% of the vote. (Mitt got 39%; and poor Jon Huntsman received only 17%.) Romney may not be be turning on the ...
by zwerlst
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 01:18 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The thousands of individuals currently inhabiting Zuccotti Park for the Occupy Wall Street protest have succeeded in garnering enough attention to force the following question upon our nation: "What ...
by EdwardMurray
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Sep 30, 2011 at 12:51 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I happened to catch the following exchange on Twitter the other day... "I thought 2000 had taught liberals a lesson about making the perfect the enemy of the good. But maybe not." "it ...
by Toriach
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 04:49 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
So much for President Obama’s unchallenged primary run. In a letter released today, former presidential candidate Ralph Nader announced his plans to challenge the incumbent for the ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 313 comments on Mon Sep 19, 2011 at 02:37 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
via Democratic ...
by mikeb302000
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 04:49 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Mr President, you put me on the Horns of a Dilemma about my 2012 activity. Thank god ...
by doubleaseven
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 07:41 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 06:22 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
My understanding is that Daily Kos's primary purpose is to elect more and better Democrats. Chris Hedges, in ...
by Joel Spinhirne
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jul 05, 2011 at 12:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
American University Professor Allan Lichtman created the 13 Keys to the Presidency. The system predicts who will win the ...
by oceanstar17
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 02, 2011 at 01:18 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As I look back on ALL the people who've committed major crimes and fraud against this country (Many in the Bush Admin., Wall St. bankers, BP's leaders, etc.), I keep wondering to myself, "WHERE THE ...
by Whoo69
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 11:35 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
“The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.” - Franklin D. Roosevelt ...
by Forgiven
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Feb 01, 2011 at 08:45 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I’m posting this article as a call to arms to the NH as well as broader progressive community. Suggested candidates, policies and tactics are just that; it is intended more to stimulate ...
by IrregardlessNH
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 06:46 AM PST with 4 Recommends
On the Jan 3rd Common Dreams website, Chris Hedges and Ralph Nader commiserate with each other: “The Left Has Nowhere to Go”. Every night on MSNBC Ed Schultz wonders aloud as he pounds ...
by Deena Stryker
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Jan 05, 2011 at 09:44 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Thom Hartmann has stated repeatedly that he is against "illegal immigrants" being allowed to work in America. This essay is my rebuttal to him.
by professor1029
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat Dec 25, 2010 at 08:08 AM PST with 4 Recommends
on Lawrence O'donnell's fantastical MSNBC Show "The Last Word." (The Ed Show was also not to be missed. Both of these guys are up there with Olbermann).
by hamm
Comment Count 317 comments on Thu Dec 09, 2010 at 08:03 PM PST with 22 Recommends
CounterPunch has a letter up right now written by Ralph Nader, composed as though from George Bush (Junior) to President Obama. Excerpts ...
by HeartlandLiberal
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Nov 25, 2010 at 04:05 AM PST with 10 Recommends