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  • The right way to measure CEO pay has nothing to do with 'shareholder value'

    The right way to measure CEO pay has nothing to do with 'shareholder value'
    The latest initiative by the Securities and Exchange Commission to give shareholders more information about their CEOs' pay has revived an old question: What's the right way to judge if a CEO is making too much?
  • Republicans take aim at the poor

    With their war against gays and lesbians in ruins, Republicans have turned their attention to an old standby: The poor. Gays and lesbians may have rich friends to advocate for them, but who cares about the poor? They are easy targets. Florida State Rep....

    Brownback signs spectacularly punitive Kansas welfare bill

    Brownback signs spectacularly punitive Kansas welfare bill
    Brownback did it. Not satisfied with cratering his state's economy, cutting education budgets and rescinding long-established job protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday signed a punitive,...

    Chris Christie's big presidential idea: torch Social Security

    Chris Christie's big presidential idea: torch Social Security
    If there's any immutable rule in politics, it should be: beware of candidates who try to be "bold" merely for the sake of looking bold.  Chris Christie, trying desperately to keep his presidential hopes alive, wants to look bold, and he's not above...

    How Megan McArdle gets Social Security profoundly wrong

    How Megan McArdle gets Social Security profoundly wrong
    With even mainstream Democrats coming to embrace the idea of expanding Social Security to help address our looming retirement crisis, it couldn't be long before the pushback emerged from conservatives and Republicans.  Bloomberg's libertarian...