A group of concerned shareholders is working with Apple to develop concrete ways to help. Collaborating with Restore the Fourth, we’ve submitted a draft shareholder proposal and have begun engaging with executives there amid a new Apple commitment to transparency.
|By: David Dayen Monday June 18, 2012 6:48 am|
Corporate compensation for the highest paid executives rose again in 2011, though its still below the levels of 2017. Dean Baker has several suggestions for curtailing pre-tax inequality. And clearly this is needed when you look at the rising salaries of our nation’s CEOs.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday May 16, 2012 5:45 pm|
Bruno Iskil, the infamous “London Whale,” will leave JPMorgan Chase in the wake of his soured “Fail Whale” trades which lost the bank $2 billion to date. Experts are pointing out the dangers of allowing a casino-like hedge funds inside a federal insured bank.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday April 17, 2012 1:45 pm|
I have mentioned that we will see a wave of shareholder activism this spring, with direct action challenges to the biggest corporations in America. Today Citigroup shareholders voted against the $15 million pay deal for CEO Vikram Pandit and also reject pay plans for two other top executives.
|By: David Dayen Thursday April 5, 2012 4:00 pm|
Over the next several weeks, these bank accountability leaders told me they will step up their direct efforts against the banks and also the Administration.
|By: David Dayen Thursday April 5, 2012 2:05 pm|
Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all the protest movements and boycott groups, and they get lost in the shuffle. But a quietly successful movement against ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, deserves some attention.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday May 4, 2011 5:11 pm|
Hundreds of community, labor and faith leaders rallied at the Wells Fargo shareholders meeting today in San Francisco.
|By: David Dayen Thursday March 24, 2011 4:30 pm|
This is pretty rich. Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan placed an op-ed in the Detroit News assuring the residents of that ravaged community that they’re always there to help.
|By: David Dayen Friday August 20, 2010 7:00 pm|
A very smart activism campaign by MoveOn and several gay rights groups against Target has culminated in their shareholders pressuring them for their campaign spending.