‘American Dream and Other Fairy Tales’ from Abigail Disney exposes realities of wage inequality

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Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — “If your CEO salary is 700, 600, 500 times your median worker’s pay, there is nobody on Earth … Jesus Christ himself isn’t worth 500 times his median worker’s pay.” Abigail Disney’s response in 2019 to a question about Disney CEO Bob Iger’s compensation during a CNBC interview, ignited a media firestorm almost immediately. “The next day, I was getting calls,” Disney recalls, “and that’s when I thought, then I better just go directly to the public with why I said what I did.” From there Disney wrote a series of tweets, and then an op-ed in The Washington Post calling out not o…

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