A tale of two retirements

Leftover sends this, an examination of the haves’ retirement, and retirement for┬áthe rest of us. Among the findings: The company-sponsored retirement assets of just 100 CEOs add up to as much as the entire retirement account savings of 41% of American families (50 million families in total). The 100 largest CEO retirement accounts are worth …

So there’s the gender pay gap and then there’s the other nonsense

Not only do women make less than men all the way up the pay scale, but female executives tend to be financially penalized more when the market or the company takes a dip. From Liberty Street Economics: Compensation of female executives is more exposed to declines in firm value and less exposed to increases in …

That damn Confederate battle flag…

An online MoveOn campaign to remove the Confederate flag from all government buildings — and most particularly from South Carolina’s capitol building — is bucking the South Carolina Heritage Act that says: CERTAIN FLAGS OF THE CONFEDERACY SHALL BE FLOWN OR BE DISPLAYED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX, AND WHICH PROHIBITS THE …