Soaring Executive Pay Attacked by Shareholder Activists

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Soaring Executive Pay Attacked by Shareholder Activists

Sam Pizzigatti

June 26th, 2007

Last year, the CEOs of the 500 biggest U.S. companies averaged $15.2 million in total annual compensation, according to Forbes business magazines annual

executive pay survey. The top eight CEOs on the Forbes list each pocketed over $100 million. Stunning numbers like these have moved executive pay ontoAmerica’s political radar screen.

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FOOD & AGRICULTURE

US: Starbucks in Ethiopia coffee vow

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LABOR

MALAYSIA: Death of a Migrant Worker

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US: Fired worker wins Wal-Mart case

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IRAQ: Caught in Trafficking

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ENVIRONMENT

US: Politics Forcing Detroit to Back New Fuel Rules

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US: On the Rio Grande, Anger Swells Over Plans for Fence; Residents, Ecologists United in Opposition

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US: At Home Depot, How Green Is That Chainsaw?

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GLOBALIZATION

US: Offshoring and Cheap Imports May Hurt Workers, OECD Says

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SOUTH AFRICA: Globalization Brings South Africa Gains — and Pains

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WAR PROFITEERS

US: What Ted Stevens, Bolivian cocaine and Halliburton have in common; Or, how the Alaskan Inupiat Eskimos got a no-bid contract in South America from the U.S. government.

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IRAQ: Audit of KBR Iraq Contract Faults Records For Fuel, Food; U.S. Says It Will Increase Monitoring in Baghdad

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