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Today we speak with author Chuck Collins of the Institute For Policy Studies, whose new book is titled The Moral Measure of the Economy Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-2 Part One: IN EXCESS With several leading presidential candidates turning up the heat on overpaid CEO'S, a new report from The Institute For Policy Studies and United For A Fair Economy documents for the first time the extreme pay gaps that have opened up not just between U.S. Business leaders and American workers, but between U.S. business leaders and leaders elsewhere in American and European society. Today we speak with author Chuck Collins of the Institute For Policy Studies, whose new book is titled The Moral Measure of the Economy Part Two: PAY UP! Compensation for American business leaders now insanely dwarfs the pay that goes to leaders in other sectors of American society. The Institute For Policy Studies, an independent center for progressive research and education in Washington, DC, and United For A Fair Economy, a national organization based in Boston that spotlights growing economic inequality, are two of the many organizations looking to change this disturbing trend? join us as our Michael Jones speaks with author and senior scholar At The Institute For Policy Studies, Chuck Collins, about the morality of our economy

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Part One: IN EXCESS With several leading presidential candidates turning up the heat on overpaid CEO'S, a new report from The Institute For Policy Studies and United For A Fair Economy documents for the first time the extreme pay gaps that have opened up not just between U.S. Business leaders and American workers, but between U.S. business leaders and leaders elsewhere in American and European society. Today we speak with author Chuck Collins of the Institute For Policy Studies, whose new book is titled The Moral Measure of the Economy Part Two: PAY UP! Compensation for American business leaders now insanely dwarfs the pay that goes to leaders in other sectors of American society. The Institute For Policy Studies, an independent center for progressive research and education in Washington, DC, and United For A Fair Economy, a national organization based in Boston that spotlights growing economic inequality, are two of the many organizations looking to change this disturbing trend? join us as our Michael Jones speaks with author and senior scholar At The Institute For Policy Studies, Chuck Collins, about the morality of our economy

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