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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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Republicans Won't Stop at Roe

The Republican majority on the Supreme Court is giving states the green light to invade everyone's privacy in ever more egregious ways.

Robert Reich ·


The Fed Is Making a Big, Big Mistake

If the Fed continues down this path—as it has signaled it will—the economy will be plunged into a recession

Robert Reich ·


Even If Never Convicted, Donald J. Trump Will Live in Infamy

Even if he avoids prosecution, even if he is never formally deemed a criminal under the law, Trump will be accountable to history.

Robert Reich ·


How Corporations Are Using Inflation to Take Your Money

Unless we address this growing imbalance, corporations will continue siphoning off the economy's gains into their CEOs' and shareholders' pockets—while everyday Americans get shafted.

Robert Reich ·


The Billionaire Bombardment of Democracy

Isn't it time Biden and the Democrats came out clearly against the billionaires abusing their wealth and power by suppressing the wages of average working people and flooding our democracy with their money?

Robert Reich ·


It's Tough Times, But Here Are 10 Reasons We Should Have Hope

The struggle never ends. It is hard because it has to be hard—because the fight is about overcoming fundamental imbalances of power, and those with power will not give it up without a fight.

Robert Reich ·


Republicans Don't Believe in Freedom—Only Power

The GOP agenda centers on taking away freedom, not defending it.

Robert Reich ·


The Democrats' Secret Sauce for Winning the Midterms

It could counter Biden's rock-bottom ratings.

Robert Reich ·

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