Ivy League endowments post weaker returns than an average 60-40 stock-bond mix. So why are they paying hedge fund managers millions? Dean Baker writes.
A Quixotic bill aims to put pressure on huge businesses to speed along the trickle-down of benefits. Dean Baker on the case.
Lies, damned lies, and Democrats talking about worker income. Dean Baker investigates.
Social Security is inadequate. Pensions are under attack. What is the solution to adequate retirement income for the modern worker? Dean Baker writes.
Talk about tariffs and free trade isn’t a nationalist issue. It’s a class issue. Dean Baker reports.
If America truly wants to reverse soaring income inequality, curbing CEO pay has to be on the agenda. Dean Baker explains.
On getting your government to work for you instead of for lobbyists and politicos. Dean Baker writes.
CEOs make 200-500 times as much as their workers. Why? Hint: it ain’t because they’re so valuable. Dean Baker reports.