Stories by Robert Reich

Robert Reich is the nation's 22nd Secretary of Labor and a professor at the University of California at Berkeley. subscribe to Robert Reich's feed

Posted on: Jan 7, 2017, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Without Obamacare, Republicans are left with zilch.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

"Trump had no landslide in the Electoral College. His percentage of the Electoral College was lower than that of 12 post-World War II winners."

Posted on: Sep 7, 2016, Source:

Bill was on to something with CEO pay... it's time for Hillary to do the job.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2016, Source:

Start by telling your senators to do their job.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2016, Source:

In no objective universe is Rubio not an extremist.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2014, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Shareholder capitalism wasn't all it was cracked up to be.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2013, Source:

The bottom 90 percent of Americans have disappeared from official Washington.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The use of chemical weapons against Syrian citizens is abominable, but have we learned nothing from our mistakes in the past?

Posted on: Aug 30, 2013, Source:

Why there's still reason to hold out hope for social justice in this country despite growing income inequality.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

If we continue the present path, high-quality public goods will be available to fewer and fewer.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2013, Source:

A small group of extremely wealthy people are systematically destroying the US government.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2013, Source:

It's as if an entire branch of the federal government—the one that's supposed to deal directly with the nation's problems—has gone out of business.

Posted on: May 28, 2013, Source:

Forbes Magazine deployed its small army of corporate defenders and apologists in the multi-billion dollar fight to keep effective tax rates low for global corporations.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The deeper message here is that rural, older, white America occupies one land; younger, urban, increasingly non-white America lives in another.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source:

Sequestration grew out of a strategy hatched soon after they took over the House in 2011.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The government is heading in exactly the wrong direction: raising taxes on the middle class, and cutting spending.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Geithner sees the world through the eyes of Wall Street, not Main Street.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source:

We've got to stop obsessing about the deficit.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2012, Source:

If the past four years have proven anything it’s that the White House should not begin with a compromise.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2012, Source:

Despite its contradictions and ellipses, Romneyism has an internal coherence.