Even Predators’ Ball saves a dance for 99 pct

May 2, 2012

The annual Beverly Hills gathering of Mike Milken’s 3,000 closest friends retains some vestiges of its racier past. But there’s an emerging consensus among this elite demimonde that rising wealth inequality is a problem. The solutions, however, are fundamentally polarizing.

When shareholder democracy trumps the real thing

May 7, 2012

Motions on the ballots at BofA and 3M this week give investors an opportunity to rectify the Supreme Court’s flawed Citizens United decision. Moreover, voting to restrict the use of corporate money in political campaigns isn’t just morally right, it’s also good business.