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Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the ... more


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What’s Missing From The Coronavirus Bill?
The public health and economic crises we’re experiencing are closely related. They reveal in stark terms the dangerous mythology of trickle-down self-sufficiency and the need for policies that respond to the real needs of people.
Will Donald Trump Get Reelected?
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich discusses the likelihood of a Trump reelection, and what it would take for him to be defeated.
Coronavirus & The Economy
The coronavirus outbreak has officially been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization, potentially grinding the global economy to a halt.
Everyone Got Super Tuesday Wrong. The Three Biggest Surprises
The expectation was for a long, drawn-out primary with many candidates. But more quickly than anyone expected, the Democratic primary has come down to Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden.
Impeachment Trial: The Big Picture
Here are the 10 big things you need to understand about the Senate trial and the historic moment our country is in right now.
Four Reasons Why Millennials Don’t Have Any Money
The same forces that are driving massive inequality between the top 1% and the rest of us are creating a vast generational wealth gap between baby boomers and millennials.
5 Ways To Stop Corporations From Ruining The Future Of Work
Artificial intelligence, robots, and other advanced technologies are already transforming the world of work – and their impact is just beginning. They’ll grow the economy and make it more efficient.
Why Billionaires Don’t Really Like Capitalism
There are basically only five ways to accumulate a billion dollars, and none of them has to do with being successful in free market capitalism.
Would The Founding Fathers Impeach Trump?
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains what the Founding Fathers wanted to protect against when they wrote the impeachment clause of the Constitution.
Trump’s Economy Revealed
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains how the economy seems to be doing well under Trump, but a closer look reveals the true story.
The 5 Biggest Corporate Lies About Unions
Don’t believe the corporate lies. Today’s unions are growing, expanding, and boosting the wages and economic prospects of those who need them most. They’re good for workers and good for America.
Trump’s Secret Tax On Ordinary Americans
When the U.S. imposes tariffs on a country, like China, that raises costs for companies doing business there. And then those companies pass on their increased costs to you in the form of higher prices.
A Bold New Idea To Boost Wages
There’s a simple and bold solution that would cost about as much as the Trump tax cut. But instead of helping corporations and the rich, it would help millions of working and middle-class Americans by putting money directly in their pockets.
The Big Economic Switcheroo
America’s wealthy have never been wealthier. They should pay their fair share of taxes. The big switcheroo should be reversed.
The Next Crash
The combination of stagnant wages with most economic gains going to the top is once again endangering the economy.
The Truth About Trump’s Economy
Don’t judge this economy by the stock market or economic growth, or even the level of unemployment. Look at actual living standards of average working Americans, and you see an economy that’s getting worse, not better.
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