Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

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.

Articles by this author

 

The Republican Party Is an Enemy to American Families

Mike Lee's Republican Party—the putative party of "family values"—doesn't support needy families.

Robert Reich ·


Loony Economics: Republicans Blame Democrats for the Rise in Chipotle Burrito Prices

It would have been possible for Chipotle to avoid raising its burrito prices by paying its executives less. But Chipotle decided otherwise.

Robert Reich ·


Our Biggest Enemy Isn't China. It's Right Here at Home

The greatest danger we face today is not coming from China. It is our drift toward proto-fascism

Robert Reich ·


The End of Democracy as We Know It

Without Manchin, is the For the People Act dead? Probably, unless Biden can convince one Republican senator to join him in supporting it.

Robert Reich ·


Why the PRO Act Is Critical

The PRO Act would make it easier for workers to form a union, with the aim of protecting them from unfair working conditions.

Robert Reich ·


The Republican Party Is an Existential Threat to American Democracy

The GOP is increasingly defined not by its shared beliefs but by its shared delusions. This right-wing political party puts us all in peril.

Robert Reich ·


Government Can Be the Solution: Eight Lessons From the Pandemic

Lesson 1: Essential workers deserve far better.

Robert Reich ·


The Tax Loophole You've Probably Never Heard of Is Making the Rich Even Richer

Unless the stepped-up basis loophole is closed, we will soon have a large class of hugely rich people who have never worked a day in their lives.

Robert Reich ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.