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

 

How Big Money Corrupts Our Politics (And How to Fix It)

It’s difficult to do anything when big money controls our politics and dictates what policies are and aren’t enacted.

Robert Reich ·



Trump’s “Law and Order” Campaign is a Distraction

We can’t let Trump shift public attention from his failure to attack the virus to his attacks on Americans protesting to create an America where Black lives matter and everyone can thrive.

Robert Reich ·


Profiteering off the Pandemic

 American billionaires have been cleaning up.

Robert Reich ·


Betsy DeVos Has a Very Deadly Plan to Reopen US Public Schools

Remember, when you vote against Trump this November—you're voting against this person, too.

Robert Reich ·


Trump's Dangerous Lies About the Covid Economy

Lies about the economy are harder to spot than lies about the coronavirus because the virus's grim death count is painfully apparent while the economy is complicated. But Trump's economic lies are no less egregious.

Robert Reich ·


Mitch McConnell's GOP Is Destroying America

Time and again, Trump and the Republicans have shown that they only care about two things: their wealthy donors and corporate backers.

Robert Reich ·


The Clock Is Ticking: 5 Key Demands for the New Coronavirus Bill

This bill is perhaps our only chance to get COVID-19 under control, Americans fed, and the economy back up and running.

Robert Reich ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.