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 www.robertreich.org.  subscribe to Robert Reich's feed

Posted on: Jun 10, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Not since the real Civil War have we witnessed such a clear divide between the states on central issues affecting Americans.

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

International corporations have no national allegiance, they care only for profit. Meanwhile, people all over the world are becoming increasingly nationalistic and xenophobic.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The former secretary of labor explains why Social Security cuts could prove disastrous.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2013, Source: RobertReich.org

The public wants nothing to do with Obama's idea of bipartisanship.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: RobertReich.org

It’s not the first time Democrats have led with a compromise, but these particular pre-concessions are especially unwise.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The Republicans’ austerity economics and trickle-down economics are dangerous, bald-faced lies.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2013, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Obama is advancing the founding ideals of America in such way that the Republican Party is incapable of opposing yet also incapable of uniting behind it.

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

The battle over the fiscal cliff is over but the trench warfare will continue.

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

A weakened national party and more intense competition in primaries is making the Republican Party impervious to national opinion.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

We do not protect them from poverty, disease, or guns.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

They may lose a battle here and there but their assault on the middle class and takeover of our politics is part of a much longer war.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Three crises America would tackle if we had a functioning government that served popular interests.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2012, Source: RobertReich.org

Some advice for Democrats.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: RobertReich.org

Obama needs to remind us why we liked him in the first place.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The absurd effort to repackage Romney as a compassionate conservative.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2012, Source: RobertReich.org

Republicans are failing the central test of electability ... targeting a non-majority part of the population.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Romney’s alleged 13 percent tax rate is lower than that of most middle class Americans who earn a tiny fraction of what he earns.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Workers who take time off are more productive after their batteries are recharged. They have higher morale, and are less likely to mentally check out on the job.

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

Regardless of the Roberts' decision, over the next four months the Act will be a political football.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2012, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Considering the absurd logic that if corporations are people, they must be capable of feeling harassed and intimidated.

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