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: May 23, 2017, Source:

We are a better nation than this.

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source:

Many of our allies think he's unstable and not to be trusted.

Posted on: May 8, 2017, Source:

But the fact that racist nationalist Le Pen got a third of the vote is cause for future worry.

Posted on: May 5, 2017, Source:

America has the only health care system in the world designed to avoid sick people.

Posted on: May 2, 2017, Source:

Getting rid of Dodd-Frank triples the odds of another financial debacle.

Posted on: May 1, 2017, Source:

It's not an accident that he's inviting Rodrigo Duterte to the White House.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2017, Source:

An assault on the federal judiciary is an abuse of the president's constitutional authority.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2017, Source:

A huge windfall for corporations and a huge burden on ordinary Americans.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2017, Source:

"Not until Trump, has the moral authority of the office disappeared."

Posted on: Apr 20, 2017, Source:

How can students understand the vapidity of Ann Coulter's arguments if they won't let her make them?

Posted on: Apr 18, 2017, Source:

There’s reason to think Trump doesn’t even want to pay his own taxes.

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.