Maya Gold

The Staggering Income of America’s 10 Richest CEOs

In America, chief executive pay is now 300 times more than the average worker's. That’s a high enough ratio that presidential candidates are taking note on both sides of the aisle. Senator Bernie Sanders listed the statistic in a statement supporting mandated CEO disclosure of salaries, and CEO Trump himself declared that the numbers were “disgraceful."

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