U.S. CEO Pay 351 Times Average Worker in 2020

U.S. CEO Pay 351 Times Average Worker in 2020

CEOs in the U.S. continued making millions while millions became unemployed due to the pandemic in 2020. Realized income for CEOs in the top 350 publicly owned U.S. companies rose 18.9% last year, bringing their average pay to $24.2 million (up from $21.3 million in...
Giving Me a Break

Giving Me a Break

Some days, I am on top of things; other days, things are on top of me. I don’t know when the stopwatch began and cannot discern whether or not this ticking is in my head or coming from the clock on the wall. But time is winding up. This might be carry over from my...
Social-Media Critics Ignore Faces of Unemployment

Social-Media Critics Ignore Faces of Unemployment

I hopped atop my trusty Facebook steed a few weeks ago and began (another) Paul Revere-style ride, making my latest proclamation. It seems like the number of folks who still follow me is in single digits at this point. Between gun violence, racial injustice, people...
Unions Offer Protection to Hard-Working People

Unions Offer Protection to Hard-Working People

Have you ever worked in a chicken house? For that matter, in any slaughterhouse? Or any factory or warehouse? Do you know people who do? Do people who work with their hands attend your church? When you think of an industrial park, are you looking from the inside or...