Sir Fred’s mob thieves from fellow citizens and their pension funds by avoiding tax and snatching monstrous "remuneration" instead of mugging and looting, but "everyone does it" is how they would each explain their milieu.
Or is that just far enough away of accusing Goodwin of actual theft that it isn’t libellous?
The two extremes here in Europe’s most unequal country
Err, no. We might not say that Turkey and Russia are "in Europe" because they only partially are, but Portugal and Italy are certainly European countries.
Remember, top CEO pay has multiplied from 17 times that of their average workers to 75 times in just 20 years.
The Guardian Media Group top bod is on about £700,000 a year, you join regional papers GMG owns on about £15,000. Darn near 50 times difference. Time you had a word with your own boss, eh Polly?
Equality has flatlined or slightly worsened – and that’s before the unknown bad effects of the crash.
Erm, equality usually rises in a recession. For those former high fliers are not going to be flying so high. Top incomes will undoubtedly fall.