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: Mar 28, 2017, Source:

The American people are not customers, and the country is not a corporation.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017, Source:

"Growing pains of government," the House speaker says. What a load of crap.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source:

The former secretary of labor says a cloud of illegitimacy hangs over the White House.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017, Source:

Trump's inner circle: his daughter, his son-in-law, and an oddball who once ran a white supremacist fake-news outlet.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2017, Source:

The former secretary of labor reflects on a Washington more divided and fearful than ever.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2017, Source:

There's one thing all of the president's initiatives have in common.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2017, Source:

Cutting the EPA and Medicaid to pay for the military.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017, Source:

Trump and his administration aren’t just telling big lies. They’re also waging war on the institutions we depend on as sources of truth.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2017, Source:

Our president is willing to sacrifice public trust in our basic institutions to further his selfish goals.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017, Source:

Don't be fooled by one decent speech—all Trump has to do was string a sentence together and suddenly he's "presidential."

Posted on: Mar 1, 2017, Source:

He wants us confused and disoriented. That's how he wins.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2017, Source:

To make a difference, don't just be a political activist; be a consumer activist, too.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2017, Source:

Beware of the "border adjustment tax."

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017, Source:

Consider yourself warned.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2017, Source:

Inoculate yourself against apathy, helplessness, and normalization.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2017, Source:

It's pure fantasy.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2017, Source:

We don’t boost the competitiveness of American workers through xenophobic grandstanding.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source:

If anything is fake news, it's this administration's voter fraud lies.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2017, Source:

How much did Trump know?

Posted on: Feb 14, 2017, Source:

Trump is the most inept, disorganized, sloppy, incompetent president in recent memory, whose White House is nearly dysfunctional.