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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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Feeling Frightened on Election Eve? Here Are Some FAQs to Keep You Company

"The last thing Chief Justice Roberts wants is another Bush v. Gore."

Robert Reich ·


How to Reverse This Craven GOP Power Grab

The most ambitious structural reform would be to rebalance the Senate itself, as well as the Electoral College.

Robert Reich ·


How to Stop Trump from Stealing the Election

Make this a blowout victory for Joe Biden and Democrats down the ballot, and stop Trump from stealing this election.

Robert Reich ·


The Public, the Personal, and the Utter Hypocrisy of the GOP

It is nonsensical to argue, as do Trump and his allies, that government cannot mandate masks or close businesses during a pandemic but can prevent women from having abortions and same-sex couples from marrying.

Robert Reich ·


Vote NO On CA Prop 22: Reject This Corporate Power Grab

Make no mistake: Prop 22 is a lousy deal for Uber and Lyft drivers, and for millions of other workers.

Robert Reich ·


How to Save Democracy From GOP Sabotage

There is no reason to accept the structure of our democracy when it repeatedly empowers a ruthless minority to impose its will over the majority.

Robert Reich ·


Trump—Gun in His Hand and a Bloody Shirt—Standing on Fifth Avenue

The most egregious test of Trump’s 5th Avenue principle is still to come, when he tries to kill off American democracy.

Robert Reich ·


How You Can Stop America’s Slide Toward Tyranny

This is our chance to change our nation’s terrifying course.

Robert Reich ·

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