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: 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."

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.