FROM Mark DeSaulnier
CEO Pay “Income inequality” has been one of the hottest topics of conversation ever since the great recession. Critics say CEO pay is too high when compared to the wages of regular employees, but companies are free to set their CEO pay as they see fit. The government can’t demand CEO wage caps. Now a new bill has been proposed in the California State Senate. If passed into law, the bill would try to create a tax incentive for companies to reduce the wage gap between CEOs and average company employees.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.