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: Feb 2, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

History shows us you need a movement, not a dealmaker-in-chief.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

This election is about ending the choke hold of big money on our political system.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2016, Source:

Both men would be disasters for America, but Cruz would be the bigger disaster.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

A key turning point in American politics.

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

The backlash is based on lies.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2016, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

"The Big Short" gets it essentially right.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2016, Source:

America has succumbed to a vicious cycle in which great wealth translates into political power.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

The pharmaceutical industry is making a fortune off average Americans.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2015, Source:

Here's a helpful holiday guide.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

"It was only a matter of time before the anxious class would revolt."

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

We must get big money out of politics.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2015, Source:

Rather than lower corporate tax rates, an easier fix would be to take away the benefits of citizenship.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2015, Source:

Ryan clings to dumb ideas that are also cropping up among Republican presidential candidates.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2015, Source: Robert Reich's Blog

Trump, Carson and company are fanning the flames of hatred and violence.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2015, Source:

This trend shifts all economic risks onto workers.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

We’re going to need a wise and able leader to face jihadist threats and the effects of climate change.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Anger and frustration felt by hard-working people who have seen their wages and job security steadily diminish is fueling a populist revolt against the political establishment.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2015, Source:

The best way to learn is to talk with people who disagree with you.

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.