Stories by Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson is Global Economy Director at the Institute for Policy Studies subscribe to Sarah Anderson's feed

Posted on: Dec 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A 20-year-old rule intended to control CEO pay has bloated executive paychecks while draining tax revenue and widening inequality.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

We need to talk about the retirement savings gap.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Pope has taken aim at a lucrative system.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

As Dodd-Frank turns five, the SEC hasn't been able to put the regulations into practice.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2015, Source: AlterNet

As President Obama twists arms to pass “fast track,” a look back at the Democrats who helped Clinton win the bloody trade battle of 1993.

Posted on: May 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

By righting a 150-year-old wrong, re-enactors aim to help remedy long untreated ills at the root of today’s #BlackLivesMatter movement

Posted on: Mar 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

We’re unfairly rewarding the people whose work we couldn’t do without, such as taking care of the elderly.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2014, Source: Institute for Policy Studies

Adding insult to injury, there's hardly any transparency from public corporations on how much taxes they actually pay.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There's injustice inside your Chipotle burrito bowl and your Starbucks latte.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014, Source: Other Words

If the $26.7 billion in bonuses had instead gone to minimum wage workers, our economy would be expected to grow by about $32.3 billion

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Andrew Lincoln of popular show, 'The Walking Dead' has a hilarious new video attacking the greed of our financial system.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: OtherWords

Thanks to a loophole that subsidizes CEO pay, huge food chains trimmed millions from their tax bills in 2011 and 2012.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2013, Source: OtherWords

The loudest calls for Social Security cuts are coming from CEOs who will never have to worry about their own retirement security.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Are there some lessons here for future fights?

Posted on: Aug 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Just one example of a corporate culture that rewards executives for behavior that hurts workers, taxpayers, and shareholders.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The United States already has a poverty rate among the elderly of 24 percent.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

I can only hope that the incoming Secretary may learn a few lessons from his predecessor’s shortcomings.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2012, Source: YES! Magazine

European legislators voted overwhelmingly this week in favor of a tax on financial speculation, which could raise billions of Euros. Could it happen in the United States?

Posted on: Oct 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Fix the Debt coalition is using the so-called “fiscal cliff” to push the same old corporate agenda of more tax breaks while shifting the burden on to the rest of us.