Corporate executive pay skyrocketed in 2020 during the pandemic while workers, hailed as heroes, saw their wages stagnate. New data from the Economic Policy Institute found that CEOs saw their compensation jump by 16 percent during the pandemic while average worker pay increased at a rate that just beat inflation.
• Congresswoman Nina Turner is looking more and more likely.
• Survival checks had huge, albeit temporary, effects on people’s lives.
• Data suggests that ending pandemic unemployment won’t get people back to work.
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