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Why Grow Up? between what is and what ought to be

What Ought to Be: Why Grow Up?

…ent classes of stock compound income and wealth inequality. I heard Susan Neiman discuss Why Grow Up? on the CBC’s program Ideas and thought her book might provide additional insights into the dilemmas we have been exploring on Corporate Governance (a…

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Millennial Socialists

Millennial Socialists Bolstered by SEC

…because problems like climate change and wealth inequality continue to get worse and millennials have more influence over civil elections than in corporate elections. If Americans want to stem the growing tide of socialism, we need to provide more ave…

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participation would lead to higher growth rates.

Participation Needed to Restore Trust

…arily serves only 10% of the population. Wealth Inequality Unjustified When Few Participate in Rewards The impacts of wealth inequality are too numerous to be adequately covered here. The following have been implicated: increased ideological gap betwe…

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Addressing CEO Pay

…h more agreement than disagreement about wealth inequality. Across differences in wealth, income, education, political affiliation and fiscal conservatism, the vast majority of people (89%) preferred distributions of wealth significantly more equal th…

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An Economy That Works For All

…or of the recently released 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It. Van Jones called 99 to 1 as “the primer for the 99 percent movement.” 99 to 1 analyzes the causes and consequences of wealth inequality in al…

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Corporate Governance Bites

…erent than our own, when distinctions of wealth simply weren’t as sharp. Wouldn’t it be great to get back a little closer to the original model when wealth in America was not only distributed more equally but we were, on average, richer than those in…

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Main Street Investors

Main Street Investors: Battle Coming

…ders came from voters seeking to address wealth inequality but inequality has grown worse. Battle Over Main Street Investors: My Assessment BlackRock: Unlikely Savior The Main Street Investors Coalition raises some legitimate issues but the group’s su…

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Capitalists Arise - Monthly Surplus

Capitalists Arise!: Serve Stakeholders

…ice as a problem contributing to growing wealth inequality. His solutions depend on enlightened managers and boards to transform how America does business by taking all stakeholders into account, not just shareholders. I say, don’t count on enlightene…

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Shareholders v Stakeholders

Shareholders v Stakeholders

…. Given the magnitude of climate change, wealth inequality, terrorism and the like, it is time to experiment with new forms of corporate governance, which empower all those willing to invest not just money but human capital into creating new corporate…

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Defending Retail Shareholder Advocates

Defending Retail Shareholder Advocates

…distribution as well as the existence of wealth. Its force exists only in direct ratio to the number of individuals who hold such wealth. Justification for the stockholder’s existence thus depends on increasing distribution within the American populat…

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Archives: November 2000

…orate governance affect distributions of wealth within and among nations? What is the likelihood that social movements for change may mobilize in the face of – or to resist – globalization? Does the globalization of finance lead to a leveling up or a…

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Archives: October 2000

…orate governance affect distributions of wealth within and among nations? What is the likelihood that social movements for change may mobilize in the face of – or to resist – globalization? Does the globalization of finance lead to a leveling up or a…

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SHARE Summit 2020

SHARE Summit 2020

…the social contract has been torn apart. Inequality and the climate crisis are linked. Democratic spaces are closing and people are losing hope in democracy. We need a new social contract, a social floor, global rule of law and rights. We need a just…

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Predatory Value Extraction

Predatory Value Extraction

…f we are to avoid the dangers of further wealth and social inequality. Here the authors circle back to the prior recommendations. See some on-topic slides from a presentation by Lazonick at a Tax the Rich Conference. Predatory Value Extraction: Conclu…

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Tepper - Myth of Capitalism

Tepper’s Myth of Capitalism reviewed

…eholds directly own corporate stock… The wealthiest 1% own nearly 50% of stock and the top 10% own more than 81%. In contrast, the middle class owns only 8% of all stock. The rise of market concentration and death of competition have led to increased…

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Overpai CEOs

The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs: Take Action

…Take Action: If income inequality and/or wealth inequality are important issues for you, consider moving your mutual funds from overpay enablers like Vanguard and BlackRock to funds from Dimensional and Schwab. If money starts flowing out of their acc…

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June 2003

…l Investment Forum (SIF) and Responsible Wealth, which represents “a network of hundreds of affluent Americans,” advocate a one percent threshold. Jerome L. Dodson of Parnassus Investments seeks a lower threshold of $100,000 and advocates elections in…

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Discussion Regarding Disclosures on ESG

SEC-IAC: Disclosures on ESG Topics 

…even mutual funds. The top 1% holds more wealth than the bottom 95%. Studies find a direct correlation between income inequality and political polarization over the last 60 years. Unfortunately, it manifests itself daily in the erosion of norms around…

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Archives: April 1999

…The U.S. model comes at a cost of income inequality: The ratio of what the richest 20% earn compared to the poorest 20% is 9/1, compared with 6/1 in Germany and 4/1 in Japan. The poorest 20% in Japan are about 50% better-off than America’s poorest 20%…

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