"The comfort of the rich depends on an abundance of the poor." ~ Voltaire
"If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates Labor, he is a liar." ~ Abraham Lincoln
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Save A Worker, Tax An Executive
Here are the top 45 Wisconsin corporate earners from 2009. They collectively made over $150 million. We need to crush unions to solve the manufactured budget crisis. But we can't ask these CEOs - whom average $3.3 million annually each (the equivalent of over 73 average public workers' yearly earnings combined) - to pay more?
Richard Wolff adds, "If you want to know why we have budget deficits all over, look no further than the roaring success of corporate tax avoidance."