Social Protest Really Can Work - Just Ask Israel's Top Executives

The recent decline in the average salary for top executives at publicly traded companies can be credited to the social justice protests of 2011, which made it harder to get approval for huge salaries.

“The dogs may bark but the caravan moves on,” as the saying goes, meaning that criticism is futile. That demonstrations change nothing. Whatever the situation is, it will continue to be, while the critics fume. Politicians and business people have such thick skins that they don’t feel the venom. They may get spat upon, but they think it’s raining.