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 7, 2015, Source:

"They’re bonkers. Bizarre. They’re like a Star Wars bar room.”

Posted on: Nov 6, 2015, Source:

The former Secretary of Labor checks in with a former Republican member of congress who confirms his fears.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2015, Source:

The only way to stop them is to prevent big corporations and Wall Street banks from rigging the market.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2015, Source:

A leader brings out the best in his followers. A demagogue brings out the worst.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Scapegoating them is shameful and just plain wrong.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2015, Source:

$15 an hour is a moral wage.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2015, Source:

Don't be fooled by their scare tactics.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

It all comes down to Wall Street.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2015, Source:

America must bring back Glass-Steagall.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2015, Source:

The newest hit-piece on Bernie Sanders doesn't hold up.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Ever wonder why Americans pay more for Internet, airplane tickets and medicines?

Posted on: Sep 21, 2015, Source:

The only thing we can say for sure about it is it’s already harming women’s health.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

"The Journal’s numbers [are] entirely bogus, designed to frighten the public," argues the former secretary of labor.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2015, Source:

Planned Parenthood is under attack and it’s up to all of us to fight back.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

US News claims its rankings are neutral. Baloney.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Forget private morality; we have a crisis of public morality.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2015, Source:

The social contract has become entirely one-sided.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

And what we can do about it.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

A downturn in demand, or sudden change in consumer needs, or a personal injury or sickness -- and poof goes your income.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2015, Source:

More Americans than ever don't know what they'll be earning next week. That's why we need income insurance.