Excessive compensation can ruin a CEO's judgment.
Veteran labor journalist and Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow Sam Pizzigati edits Too Much, a newsletter on excess and inequality. He also writes columns for OtherWords, the Institute’s national non-profit editorial service. His latest book is The Rich Don’t Always Win. Pizzigati lives in Kensington, Maryland.
In one corner of America, we need lots more snooping.
State lawmakers are starting to say no to executive excess.
But the rest of us have less reason to be humming along.
You don't need to swing a bat to hit a jackpot.
The last link between America's plutocratic past and present has left us.