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"Look, I'm rich and you're poor, but in the context of eye-popping trillion-dollar deficits the difference is just a rounding error."
Tags:deficit, deficits, deficit spending, rounding error, rounding errors, debt, debts, national debt, national debts, perspective, sense of perspective, panhandle, panhandles, panhandling, beg, begs, begging, beggar, beggars, homeless, wage gap, wage gaps, class difference, class differences, privilege, privileged, life of privilege, justification, justifications, trillions, mankoff
"As far as I'm concerned, they can do what they want with the minimum wage, just as long as they keep their hands off the maximum wage."
Tags:minimum wage, wage, wages, law, laws, 1%, wealth, wealthy elite, wealthy elites, elitist, elitists, elitism, wage growth, cocktail party, cocktail parties, self-interested, financial interest, financial interests, capitalist, capitalists, capitalism, greed, greedy, greediness, tax, taxes, tax rate, tax rates, socialist, socialists, socialism, megarich, mega-rich, upper 1%, rich, riches, richest, privilege, privileged, privileges, protest, protests, protesting, protester, protesters, wage gap, wage gaps, wage inequality
"You're making more at this firm than anyone else whose brain is the size of a walnut."
Tags:rabbit, rabbits, brain, brains, brain size, brain sizes, raise, raises, pay raise, pay raises, ask for a raise, asking for a raise, discriminate, discriminates, discriminating, discrimination, brain size, brain sizes, unintelligent, unintelligence, intelligent, intelligence, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, salesman, salesmen, pay gap, pay gaps, wage gap, wage gaps, wage, wages, biology, biologist, biologists, animal intelligence
"That was a fine report, Barbara. But since the sexes speak different languages, I probably didn't understand a word of it."
Tags:report, reports, sexist, misogynist, misogynists, misogyny, business, businesses, corporate culture, boys club, boys clubs, boys' club, boys' clubs, club, clubs, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, women in the workplace, communicate, communicates, communication style, communication styles, sex difference, sex differences, gender difference, gender differences, gender divide, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps, boardroom, boardrooms, board room, board rooms, psychobabble, psychology, feminist, feminists, feminism
First class only raft.
Tags:1%, occupy wall street, sinking ship, sinking ships, late capitalism, elite, elites, elitist, elitists, rich, riches, rich person, rich people, first class, upper class, upper classes, champagne, lifeboat, lifeboats, life preserver, life preservers, cruise, cruises, cruise ship, cruise ships, titanic, unfair, second class, second class citizen, second class citizens, wealth gap, wealth gaps, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps, inequality, economic inequality, life of luxury
"I've never said this to a woman before, but here goes: We're not paying you enough."
A man walks past a beggar who holds out an in-box.
Tags:in box, inbox, inboxes, in-boxes, businessman, businessmen, beggar, beggars, begging, beg, begs, panhandle, panhandles, panhandling, corporate culture, get attention, gets attention, getting attention, suit, suits, tin cup, tin cups, alms, alms for the poor, homeless, homelessness, homeless person, homeless people, class divide, class division, class divisions, trickle down, trickles down, trickle downs, economics, wage gap, wage gaps, white collar, white collar worker, white collar workers, uncaring
'I'm a little upset because the press is spreading some nasty things about us...'
Tags:wall street, economy, raise, raises, rise, rises, promotion, promotions, ceo, chief executive officer, chief executive officers, salary, salaries, banker, bankers, bank, banks, big businesses, businessmen, businessman, bad press, rich, wealth, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps, high pay, overpaid
Tags:martin luther, feminist, feminists, feminism, revolution, revolutions, equality, gender equality, pay gap, pay gaps, wage gap, wage gaps, feminist icon, feminist icons, luther, demand equality, demanding equality, demand for equality, rebel, rebels, rebellion, rebellions, women's rights, womens rights, international women's day, 95 theses, wittenberg, lutheran, reformation, door
"This is a time when we all need to focus on how we encourage more women to put themselves forward for senior posts. We need to identify which attitudes and behaviours are blocking women from putting themselves forward and strive to manage them!"
Tags:glass ceiling, glass ceilings, misogyny, misogynist, sexist, sexist attitude, sexist attitudes, wage gap, wage gaps, feminist, feminism, secretary, secretaries, gender role, gender roles, corporate culture, corporate ladder, sexist display, sexist displays, upper management, management, manager, managers
Minimum wage vs maximum wage.
Tags:minimum wage, maximum wage, fat cat, fat cats, manger, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps, income, incomes, supply side, supply side economics, cognitive dissonance, hypocrite, hypocrites, hypocrisy, wage, wages, living wage, living wages, pay increase, pay increases, top salary, top salaries, salary, salaries
"But my dear, we don't pay you less because you're a woman, we pay you less because we're men!"
"Excellent application, would you like to come back when you're a man?"
"I'm afraid we've had to cut back on maternity leave but we can delegate someone to 'Oooh' and 'Aaah' when the baby's born!"
"Damn shareholders are objecting to 'grotesquely inflated' executive pay... They want us to settle for 'outrageously inflated'!"
"We've had to replace 'fat cat bonuses' with 'amortised emoluments with enhanced front-loaded bonuses.'"
Tags:fat cat, fat cats, banker, bankers, banking, banks, pay, ceo pay, ceo, executive pay, executive, executives, corporate executive, corporate executives, bonus, bonuses, front-loaded bonus, front-loaded bonuses, jargon, corporate jargon, euphemisms, corporatespeak, corporate language, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps
"With the cost of accommodation around here we don't get anything like the range of candidates we used to..."
Tags:recruitment, recruitment drive, recruitment drives, recruit, recruits, recruiter, recruiters, selection, selections, weed out, weeds out, weeding out, housing price, housing prices, home price, home prices, rising cost, rising costs, royalty, royal, royals, housing, homelessness, housing shortage, housing shortages, income inequality, wage inequality, wage gap, wage gaps
"Don't complain to me about what I have to bill you. Not only do I have an needy shopaholic wife, but an ex-wife, a mansion on a hill, a yacht, and three kids at Harvard! Just how else do you think am I going to pay for it all?"
Tags:doctor, doctors, bill, bills, doctor's, medical cost, medical costs, medical bill, medical bills, wage gap, wage gaps, wealth gap, wealth gaps, rich, rich person, rich people, upper class, middle class, lifestyle, lifestyles, yacht, yachts, needs, necessity, necessities, payment, payments, medical debt, medical debts, healthcare, health insurance, copay, copays, co-pay, co-pays
Massive hike in CEO pay
Tags:ceo, ceos, pay, payment, wage, wages, wage gap, wage inequality, inequality, salary, salaries, wealth, wealthy, wealth gap, wealth gaps, wage gaps, pays, hike, hikes, hiking, jealous, jealousy, excuse, excuses, excusing, corporate culture, corporate climate, corporate climates, rich, poor, rich person, rich people
"You know what? I'm making 75 bucks an hour right now."
Tags:idle rich, ceo, ceos, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, head honcho, head honchos, take for granted, taken for granted, rich, riches, wage, wages, wage gap, wage gaps, relax, relaxes, relaxing, taking it easy, trash can basketball, wastebasket, wastebaskets, basketball, waste paper, wastepaper, wastepapers
"It's been a hard day. My butler forgot to do laundry, the limo has a scratch on it and I had to postpone my month long vacation a few hours. Anyway, how are you doing working two jobs to make ends meet?"
Tags:poverty, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps, income inequality, first-world problem, first-world problems, two jobs, rich, upper class, upper classes, class divide, class divides, gap, gaps, divide, divides, division, divisions, working man, working person, idle rich, problem, problems, poor people, blue collar, blue collar worker, blue collar workers, relate, relates, relating, difficulty, difficulties
"This new ruling on CEO pay has really thrown the cat amongst the pigeons..."
"You're a disgrace to your tax bracket."
Tags:law, money, taxes, white collar crime, judges, courtroom, trial, legal system, rich, money, wealth, corruption, disgrace, tax bracket, tax brackets, 1%, upper class, upper classes, wealth gap, wealth gaps, wage gap, wage gaps, white collar crime, white collar crimes, white collar criminal, white collar criminals, disgraces, disgraceful, privilege, privileged, mankoff
"Explain to me again why they pay him the big bucks."
Tags:executives, games, pay, ping pong, big bucks, paddle, paddle game, paddle games, executive, executive toy, executive toys, idle rich, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses, ceo, ceos, c.e.o., c.e.os, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, corporation, corporationhead honcho, wage gap, wage gaps, income gap, income gaps, mankoff
"The 'wage gap' mostly disappears when you control for the fact that women work far fewer hours than men."
Tags:wage gap, wage gaps, wage-gap, wage-gaps, sexist, sexists, inherent sexism, white privilege, white male privilege, male privilege, chore, chores, household chore, pay equality, pay inequality, gender wage gap, gender wage gaps, gender pay gap, gender pay gaps, husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, married couple