Stories by Robert Reich

Robert B. Reich has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. His latest book is "Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few." His website is  subscribe to Robert Reich's feed

Posted on: Apr 18, 2017, Source:

The president is effectively handing the country over to Wall Street and Big Business.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017, Source:

There's no legal justification for airstrikes in Syria and Afghanistan. The president must be held accountable.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2017, Source:

The people need protection. Trump can afford his own lawyer.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2017, Source:

It's not going to help anyone who actually needs help.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2017, Source:

Bannon's destructive, upside-down anti-establishment populism is going up against Kushner, an upper-class real estate mogul with no government experience.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2017, Source:

The real question now is whether there's a political will to take action.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source:

If we really want to lead, we have to go with the energy of the future, not the energy of the past.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2017, Source:

It's all part of a larger strategy to envelop the truth in a dense fog.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2017, Source:

The American people are not customers, and the country is not a corporation.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source:

"Growing pains of government," the House speaker says. What a load of crap.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source:

The former secretary of labor says a cloud of illegitimacy hangs over the White House.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017, Source:

Trump's inner circle: his daughter, his son-in-law, and an oddball who once ran a white supremacist fake-news outlet.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2017, Source:

The former secretary of labor reflects on a Washington more divided and fearful than ever.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2017, Source:

There's one thing all of the president's initiatives have in common.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2017, Source:

Cutting the EPA and Medicaid to pay for the military.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017, Source:

Trump and his administration aren’t just telling big lies. They’re also waging war on the institutions we depend on as sources of truth.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2017, Source:

Our president is willing to sacrifice public trust in our basic institutions to further his selfish goals.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017, Source:

Don't be fooled by one decent speech—all Trump has to do was string a sentence together and suddenly he's "presidential."

Posted on: Mar 1, 2017, Source:

He wants us confused and disoriented. That's how he wins.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2017, Source:

To make a difference, don't just be a political activist; be a consumer activist, too.