Policy may also push companies to change. Portland, Oregon, enacted a new tax in 2017 on companies that pay CEOs more than 100 times than median workers; it’s not clear yet what the impact has been. In California, proposed legislation calls for taxing corporations at a higher rate if they have a high pay gap between workers and CEOs. Federally, the proposed “Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act” also calls for linking corporate taxes to high CEO pay. Bernie Sanders has proposed similar legislation. “It is time to send a message to corporate America: If you do not end your greed and corruption, we will end it for you,” he said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Meet the 10 most overpaid CEOs in the U.S.
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Make Your Main Character Vulnerable “I know a flawed character in the beginning of a story is the way to go, just for the mono-myth, the hero’s journey,” Favreau says. “You want somebody who needs growth, and the more difficult the world is starting off the more exciting and significant the arc of the character is. If I look at my lead characters, I’m pretty tough on them. Their life isn’t easy. Buddy the Elf, as positive as he is, he’s not having a good time. Certainly Mike in Swingers is not having a good time. Everybody. The first shot of Made is Bobby getting punched right in the face in a slow-motion closeup. There is something about throwing some heavy-duty obstacles at a character to contextualize them. I know there are other styles where the lead is awesome right off the bat. Everybody loves watching James Bond, but he can kinda do no wrong. I kind of relate more to the characters that have a rough road. And then you don’t need … [Read more...] about “Jungle Book” Director Jon Favreau On Making Films For Everybody