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  • Letters: In defense of circus elephants

    Re "Of elephants and bullhooks," Editorial, Oct. 22 Every year since 1922, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey has performed for circus fans in Los Angeles. Elephants have always been an integral part of Ringling Bros., providing an up-close way for...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why corporate America isn't making a ruckus about the economy

    Job growth is sputtering. So why aren't the captains of American industry and finance -- the nation's top CEOs, the titans of Wall Street, the corporate movers and shakers -- demanding that more be done to revive the economy? They have the political clout...
  • Robert B. Reich: An economic strategy for better jobs, not just higher profits

    Jobs are returning with depressing slowness, and most of the new jobs pay less than the jobs that were lost in the Great Recession. Economic determinists assume that globalization and technological advancement necessarily condemn a large portion of the...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why we should stop subsidizing executive pay

    Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million. Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation. What's...
  • Swiss curb executive greed, will anyone follow?

    PARIS -- Switzerland just had a referendum in which it voted to give company and bank shareholders veto rights over the salaries, bonuses and overall compensation packages of senior executives and board directors. Bonuses will be prohibited for...
  • Twitter's 'stealth IPO' shines spotlight on JOBS Act's effects

    SAN FRANCISCO — In fewer than 140 characters, or 24 words, Twitter Inc. disclosed that it was planning the highest-profile public stock offering since Facebook Inc. But that was about all it did, leaving stunned investors and analysts scrambling...
  • The three things to watch for in Twitter's IPO filing this week

    SAN FRANCISCO -- As soon as this week Twitter will make public its secret filing to sell stock to the public. It's called an S-1 filing, and it's the form companies have to file before their shares can be listed on a stock exchange. Twitter filed...
  • Letters: Closing the wealth gap

    Letters: Closing the wealth gap
    Re "Wealth gap only getting worse," Column, Oct. 11 I agree with David Lazarus that we need a remedy to the wealth gap issue. But I cannot agree that we should raise the top marginal tax rate, which drives so many business decisions, including workforce...
  • Minimum Wage Hike Would Give Women A Needed Boost

    Recently, the Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly took a strong step toward growing and strengthening the wages of Connecticut's lowest-wage earners by voting to increase the state's minimum wage. In doing so, the committee also...
  • Law Dean's Obscene Salary Raises Questions

    You wonder why the cost of higher education is going through the roof? The Boston Globe recently reported that John F. O'Brien, dean of New England Law, Boston — formerly the New England School of Law — rakes in $867,000 a year in salary and...
  • Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'

    Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'
    Business, says Whole Foods co-Chief Executive John Mackey, has “a horrible reputation.” But instead of being “selfish and greedy and exploitative,” as it’s often portrayed, business is actually “the greatest force for...