The Great Debate

Supersize salaries: How much is that CEO worth?

By Paul Hodgson
April 30, 2014

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The disparity between what chief executive officers earn and what their employees earn continues to grow exponentially. CEO pay levels have increased dramatically for more than 20 years. Pay levels for workers, however, have stagnated. This is a much-cited statistic. But now a proposed bill in the California state Senate aims to do something about this.

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The Oracle Oregon fiasco, crying wolf on an Obamacare tax, and anointing the ‘Politico 50′

By Steven Brill
December 31, 2013

1. The Oracle Oregon fiasco:

We all know by now that the dominant story line of the Obamacare website’s failed launch is that the federal government is terrible at doing high-tech projects -- let alone one that involves the e-commerce wizardry that has made Silicon Valley the envy of the world.

After Sun, expect new Oracle hardware deals

By Eric Auchard
May 11, 2009

ericauchard1– Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –