Thursday, June 11, 2009
The Obama administration has announced the appointment of a compensation czar who will regulate executive pay at seven of the largest companies getting TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) funds. He will also develop a compensation structure for 80 smaller companies. The man who is taking on that job is Kenneth Feinberg, a Washington, D.C. attorney who was in charge of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. He joins The Takeaway to tell us about his plans. (Click through to read the interview.)
"Let everybody know exactly what we're doing, why we're making these decisions, why we feel they're the right decisions, and let the public then decide for themselves with full disclosure." — Compensation overseer Kenneth Feinberg
Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Friday, April 03, 2009
Thursday, April 02, 2009
For more, read Michael Osinski's article, My Manhattan Project: How I helped build the bomb that blew up Wall Street in this week's New York Magazine.
See Osinki at his new job as an oyster farmer in the video below.
Thursday, March 05, 2009
For more, here is David Korten on Democracy Now! discussing his book:
Wednesday, March 04, 2009
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Tuesday, February 24, 2009
— Jane Sasseen, Washington Bureau Chief for Business Week, on the unlikelihood of bank nationalization
Thursday, February 05, 2009
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
For more information, read Andrew Ross Sorkin's column, What if Watchdogs Got Bonuses? in the New York Times.
Friday, January 23, 2009
For more, read Louise Story's article, Thain Resigns Amid Losses at Bank of America in the New York Times.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Monday, January 12, 2009