Saturday, November 29, 2008

Title: Drug firms 'block cheap medicine'
Source: BBC
Date: 11/28/2008

From the article:
    Drug companies are blocking or delaying the entry of cheaper generic medicines into the EU, pushing up medicine bills, the European Commission has said.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Japan Airline CEO

Title: Japan Airline's CEO Slashes his Pay Below the Pay of Pilots
Date: November 22, 2008

The opposite of the concentration of wealth:

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Wall street bonuses

Title: Hard Times, But Big Wall Street Bonuses
Source: CBS News
Date: Nov 12, 2008

From the article:
    For Wall Street workers still employed, there could be a hefty bonus in their checks next month.

    According to a report from financial news agency Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, for example, has set aside $6.8 billion for bonuses, and Morgan Stanley, $6.4 billion.

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Goldman bonuses

Title: Goldman Sachs ready to hand out £7bn salary and bonus package... after its £6bn bail-out
Source: Mail Online
Date: October 30, 2008

From the article:
    Goldman Sachs is on course to pay its top City bankers multimillion-pound bonuses - despite asking the U.S. government for an emergency bail-out...

    Each of the firm's 443 partners is on course to pocket an average Christmas bonus of more than £3million.