April 19, 2019

Barclays leadership face rebuke on bonuses

LONDON (AP) — Barclays executives came under fire Friday from shareholders unhappy over their generous pay packets. Confronted by heckling and mocking laughter, the bankers defended their pay structure to a packed annual general meeting in London. One shareholder wondered why Chief Executive Bob Diamond got any bonus at all. Diamond was awarded pay, bonus […]

Russians Rebuke Putin

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By John Tabin on 12.7.11 @ 11:50PM The parliamentary elections this weekend in Russia were by no stretch of the imagination free and fair. The most credible opposition politicians were banned from participating, leaving United Russia, Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev’s ruling party, with hand-picked competion including antique […]