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Professor, Former US Secretary of Labor
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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 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...
America Is Exceptional In All The Wrong Ways
No other industrialized nation was as woefully unprepared for the pandemic as was the United States. With 4.25% of the world population, America has the tragic distinction of accounting for about 30% of pandemic deaths so far.
A Tale Of Two Pandemics
No description of the coronavirus is more misleading than calling it “the great equalizer.” The picture emerging from cities, states, and reservations is that of an atrocity.
The Real Reason Trump Wants To Reopen The Economy
Donald Trump is getting nervous. Internal polls show him losing in November unless the economy comes roaring back.
Corporations Will Not Save Us
Corporations can never be trusted to do the right thing on their own.
Coronavirus And The Height Of Corporate Welfare
With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on the global economy, here’s how massive corporations are shafting the rest of us in order to secure billions of dollars of taxpayer-funded bailouts.
Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response
The Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been a deliberate disaster from the beginning. But don’t take my word for it – just look at the facts...
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.
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