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: Dec 13, 2016, Source:

How can electors be expected to submit their ballots with this dark cloud hanging overhead?

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source:

Fewer taxes and regulation don't lead to increased growth. Just the opposite.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source:

Our democracy and our civil liberties could be in grave jeopardy.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2016, Source:

"Don’t be fooled into thinking Trump is being guided by anything other than his own random, autocratic whims."

Posted on: Dec 3, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The Carrier deal is "trickle-down economics dressed in populist garb."

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source:

Make no mistake, there is a real campaign to control the media going on here.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source:

Contrast California's fortunes with places like Kansas and Texas.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2016, Source:

Covering the bases in the resistance against Trump, the alt-right, and the GOP's inauguration.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2016, Source:

"To tell you the truth, I haven’t cared. And that’s part of the problem," says Reich on DNC leadership.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2016, Source:

The election of 2016 has repudiated the old Democratic Party.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source:

The election was a repudiation of the American power structure.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2016, Source:

Who's responsible for letting Trump get this far?

Posted on: Oct 31, 2016, Source:

Future historians looking back on the tumult of this vile election might see the start of another era of fundamental reform.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2016, Source:

Even when some of these trust-destroyers get nailed with fines or penalties, or public rebuke, they don’t bear the larger costs.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2016, Source:

Trump must be stopped, but neither Clinton nor Ryan is likely to implement the kind of far-reaching reforms that are needed.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2016, Source:

Some of these may seem pie-in-the-sky, but a guy can dream, can't he?

Posted on: Oct 3, 2016, Source:

Knowing how to game the system is not the same as being a good businessman. Never was.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2016, Source:

It's not hard to imagine a time when all of us will stop working.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2016, Source:

Hollering at them won't work; Congress needs to take action.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2016, Source:

“He’s not a businessman,” I said. “He’s a con man."