A protestor wearing a "yellow vest" (gilets jaunes) and brandishing a French national flag stands in front of riot police armoured vehicles in Marseille during a protest against rising costs of living on December 8, 2018. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

How excessive CEO pay helped fuel the rise of Donald Trump, Brexit and an anti-capitalist movement

  • Efforts to curb excessive CEO pay have failed, even as politicised grievances over inequality have gained momentum
  • Superstar CEO packages have inflated since the late 1990s, while average US household incomes have stagnated

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A protestor wearing a "yellow vest" (gilets jaunes) and brandishing a French national flag stands in front of riot police armoured vehicles in Marseille during a protest against rising costs of living on December 8, 2018. Photo: AFP
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