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

 

Trump’s Covid: Empathy for the World’s Least Empathetic Person?

It even takes our mind off the major reason Covid is out of control in America: because Trump blew it.

Robert Reich ·


10 Things You Need to Know About Trump’s Tax Returns

In 11 of the 18 years examined, Trump paid no taxes at all.

Robert Reich ·


The Coming Civil War Over Trump's Ego

He has turned America into a gargantuan projection of his own pathological narcissism.

Robert Reich ·


6 Crucial Races That Will Flip the Senate

Winning the White House is absolutely crucial, but it’s just one piece of the fight to save our democracy and push a people’s agenda.

Robert Reich ·


For RBG It Was All Principle, for Mitch McConnell It’s All Power

Those who fight for power will bend or break rules to give themselves every advantage. 

Robert Reich ·


As the West Goes Up in Flames, Trump Couldn’t Care Less

The president offers unambiguous proof that he couldn’t care less about the public good.

Robert Reich ·


Citizen Musk

We're back to the excesses of the Gilded Age, and Elon Musk is a modern-day robber baron.

Robert Reich ·


Labor Day 2020: The Power Shift

The solution is not found in mere redistribution of income. It is found in redistributing power. 

Robert Reich ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.