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: 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."

Posted on: Sep 19, 2016, Source:

There is no equivalence between the two candidates.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2016, Source:

He's a yuge Reagan wolf in working-class-friendly sheep's clothing.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2016, Source:

It's simple logic: Your business leaves America, you leave behind American corporate benefits.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The former labor secretary says your plight has not occurred by accident.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2016, Source:

Economists still think free trade benefits most Americans, but most Americans disagree.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2016, Source:

We need a crackdown on mega corporate tax evaders.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source:

After Trump, our politics seem likely to remain as polarized as before—between establishment and anti-establishment.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source:

Landslide, you say?

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source:

The problem isn’t Obamacare. It lies in the structure of private markets for health insurance.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

America has the most bizarre health-insurance system imaginable: One designed to avoid sick people.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2016, Source:

She’s unlikely to have a typical presidential honeymoon because she won’t be riding a wave of hope and enthusiasm.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2016, Source:

Taxing Wall Street would accomplish a win-win for the American people.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2016, Source:

The biggest threats to American sovereignty are invisible digital dollars wired into U.S. election campaigns from abroad.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2016, Source:

It goes beyond emails and Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2016, Source:

Washington insiders expect a return to politics as usual.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2016, Source:

Tim Kaine is as vanilla middle as you can get.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Hillary is enormously qualified to be president; Trump is a danger to democracy.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2016, Source:

Given her history of being under relentless attack, it's understandable that Clinton seeks to minimize small oversights. But that's a mistake.