| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
In a matter of hours, and barring an unforeseeable last-minute legal change, the state of Oklahoma will execute two men for unrelated murders. What links the two condemned men has been their fight to know the full details — including the source...
| Apr 13, 2014
Re "GOP filibusters vote on equal pay for women," April 10
The GOP definitely wasn't kidding when, on the eve of President Obama's first inauguration, its leaders vowed in their own patriotic way to unequivocally oppose absolutely everything he...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The CEO of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. received $14.4 million in compensation last year, the company reported in a recent filing. That's down 29 percent from 2012.
MassMutual CEO Roger Crandall's compensation included $1 million in salary, a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The CEO of Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. made $6.63 million last year, up 24 percent from 2012, not including $4.67 million in incentives that will provide value in future years and depend on the company's performance.
Company CEO David H. Long'...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:39 AM
In a show of misdirection worthy of a conjurer, though not a very good conjurer, Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw has again tried to depict the 1% as exceptional individuals making unique contributions to the economy or culture, rather than...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Thank you for your well-written article on raising the minimum wage. (“The $10 question,” Front page, Feb. 2)
The fact that businesses would object to a $10 an hour wage in a world where corporate profits and CEO compensation are at an all-...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Although he rarely makes it into the office these days, Sumner Redstone continues to collect a handsome executive compensation package.
The 90-year-old controlling shareholder of Viacom Inc. received a package valued at $36.2 million in 2013 in his role...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:29 PM
In a sudden departure, Millennial Media founder and CEO Paul Palmieri left the Baltimore mobile advertising company Monday to work for a prominent Maryland venture capital firm.
Palmieri said in an interview his resignation had been in the works for...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember:
American chief executives make too darn much money.
I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For years Americans have assumed that our hard-charging capitalism is better than the soft-hearted version found in Canada and Europe. American capitalism might be a bit crueler, but it generates faster growth and higher living standards overall. Canada...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before getting to the bottom of something somewhere.
The Skinny: I've gotten very aggressive as of late in getting my name off spam emailing lists. It is definitely worth the effort. Now the next step is reducing the number of...