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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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How We Stand Up To Putin And Stop Climate Catastrophe
How do we stand up to Putin and avert a climate catastrophe at the same time? By quitting our addiction to fossil fuels. Here’s how can we get there.
The Hidden Link Between Corporate Greed And Inflation
Inflation. Everyone’s talking about it, but everyone's ignoring one of its biggest causes: corporate concentration.
Can Congress Really Use Insider Information To Trade Stocks?
Members of Congress use privileged information to make money on the stock market, while they’re supposed to be working for you. Make no mistake, it’s legalized corruption.
How Unaccountable Institutions Are Shaping Your Life
Three centers of power increasingly dominate our lives, but are less and less accountable: The Supreme Court, the Federal Reserve, and Big Tech.
How Wealth Inequality Spiraled Out Of Control
The wealth gap between the richest Americans and everyone else is staggering.
The Real Reason The Economy Might Collapse
Skyrocketing wealth inequality is weakening our economy. Seventy percent of the US economy depends on consumer spending. So American consumers need to spend enough money to buy most of the goods and services Americans are capable of producing.
The $3.5 Trillion Bill Corporate America Is Terrified Of
Right now, Democrats are working to pass a $3.5 trillion package that will provide long overdue help for working Americans.
FV 7 Lessons We Need To Learn From Covid-19
We couldn’t have survived without millions of warehouse, delivery, grocery, and hospital workers literally risking their lives. Yet most of these workers are paid squat.
What If We Actually Taxed The Rich?
Income and wealth are now more concentrated at the top than at any time over the last 80 years, and our unjust tax system is a big reason why.
FV The Biggest Deficit You Have Never Heard Of
America's biggest deficit isn’t the federal budget deficit. It’s the deficit in public investment.
The Stock Market Is Not The Economy
Whatever happens to the economy – jobs, wages, the hardships so many are facing – the stock market seems to be in a world of its own. Why?
10 Things You Need To Know About Trump’s Tax Returns
Details of tax practices suggest fraud on a massive scale. Based on the Times’s story, it appears that Trump faces federal and state prosecution for bank fraud, tax fraud, wire fraud, and mail fraud, as does his entire family.
What The Fact? Reacting To The RNC
From pretending the coronavirus pandemic is over, to claiming Trump built the “best economy ever,” there was no shortage of misinformation during the RNC. In this video, I debunk some of the falsehoods from the 2020 Republican National Convention.
Debunking Trump’s Economic Claims
As a former U.S. Secretary of Labor, I understand the true difficulty of a U.S. economic recovery without eliminating or controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, something President Trump doesn't appear to acknowledge.
Monopoly Mayhem: Corporations Win, Workers Lose
Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.
Trump’s 2020 Election Strategy In 25 Steps
Trump will do anything to be re-elected. Here’s his re-election playbook, in 25 simple steps...
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