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Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Robert Reich, is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a senior fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He served as secretary of labor in the Clinton administration, for which Time magazine named him one of the 10 most effective cabinet secretaries of the twentieth century. His book include:  "Aftershock" (2011), "The Work of Nations" (1992), "Beyond Outrage" (2012) and, "Saving Capitalism" (2016). He is also a founding editor of The American Prospect magazine, former chairman of Common Cause, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and co-creator of the award-winning documentary, "Inequality For All." Reich's newest book is "The Common Good" (2019). He's co-creator of the Netflix original documentary "Saving Capitalism," which is streaming now.

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The Right-Wing Supreme Court's Appalling Decision on Covid Safety Rules

The Republican-appointed majority signals all health and safety regulations are now jeopardized.

Robert Reich ·


The Fed Is Getting This Economy All Wrong

Policymakers at the Fed and in Congress continue to disregard the elephant in the room: the power of large corporations to raise prices.

Robert Reich ·


Child Tax Credit Ends, But Corporate Giveaways Continue

Corporate power—not public assistance or wage gains—is causing price increases.

Robert Reich ·


The Real Lesson of Jan. 6 Is That Trump-World's Coup Effort Is Far From OverjennaDec 30, 2021
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A belligerent and narcissistic authoritarian has gained a powerful hold over a large portion of America.

What's Driving Higher Prices? Unchecked Corporate Power

The real reason for inflation is clear: the increasing concentration of the American economy into the hands of a relative few corporate giants with the power to raise prices.

Robert Reich ·


It's No Mystery: Joe Manchin Represents the Monied Interests and Nobody Else

Joe Manchin, Republicans, and the Supreme Court are shafting working Americans.

Robert Reich ·


Unaccountable Institutions Are Ruining Democracy—and Your Life

If abuses of power go unchallenged, those who wield power will continue to consolidate it. It’s a vicious cycle that erodes faith in democracy and breeds cynicism.

Robert Reich ·


The Real Source of Inflation? Consolidated Corporate Power and Greed

This structural problem is amenable to only one thing: the aggressive use of antitrust law.

Robert Reich ·

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