Swiss Pass CEO Pay Initiative

According to the BBC, 68% of Swiss voters have backed a “fat cat” referendum to impose strict controls on CEO pay. The new law gives shareholders a veto on CEO compensation and bans “golden handshakes,” i.e. big payouts for new and departing managers. DW reports the success of the Swiss initiative is leading German political […]

Newt Gingrich proposes child labor for US: 13 Year-Olds Working 16 Hours A Day For 70 Cents An Hour in China

Newt Gingrich has recently been lauded by some and under attack by others for his comments regarding child labor.  Newt, you might remember, proposed that children should be janitors in their schools so they might learn personal responsibility and the value of a ‘job’. This of course is familiar bantering among the financial elites and […]

You can’t make this sh*t up.

The First Amendment takes it in the shorts in Florida. by Rick Flagg TALLAHASSEE, FLA. - There’s a new fashion statement in the halls of the state capitol. It’s a pink button that says “uterus.” It’s a protest against the flood of anti-abortions bills making their way through the legislature. It all began when Rep. Scott […]