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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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Biden Says He’ll Take on Inequality. Good! You Need to Hold Him to It

As it was in the time of FDR and LBJ, power is redistributed only when those without it demand it.

Robert Reich ·


Going "Back to Normal" Is Too Dangerous to Even Contemplate

If the underlying trends don’t change, after Biden we could have Trumps as far as the eye can see. And health and environmental crises that make the coronavirus another step toward Armageddon.

Robert Reich ·


How Mitch McConnell's Do Nothing Republicans Are Killing You

To them I ask: How much death and suffering must the American people endure before you act?

Robert Reich ·


Profiles in Cowardice

Most elected Republicans in Washington are failing the test by refusing to stand up to Trump. Their cowardice is one of the worst betrayals of public trust in the history of our republic.

Robert Reich ·


Georgia Runoffs: How You Can Help Flip the Senate

The stakes couldn’t be higher. Let’s bring this home, flip the Senate, and usher in the transformative change this nation requires.

Robert Reich ·


Debunking Trump’s Post-Election Lies

We must see this for what it is: A final attempt of a desperate, bitter man to cling to power.

Robert Reich ·


Recognize What This Is: A Final Attempt of a Desperate, Bitter Man to Cling to Power

Why this effort to steal an election and corrupt democracy won't work.

Robert Reich ·


There Will Be No Graciousness or Concession From Trump—Incapable of Either

So how can Biden heal the nation when Trump doesn't want it healed?

Robert Reich ·

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