Robert Reich

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ROBERT B. REICH, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the twentieth century. He has written thirteen books, including the best sellers “Aftershock” and “The Work of Nations.” His latest, “Beyond Outrage,” is now out in paperback. He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine and chairman of Common Cause. His new film, “Inequality for All,” is now available on Netflix, iTunes, DVD, and On Demand.
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Why the Economy is Still Failing Most Americans

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:15
I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped...

Why Ordinary People Bear Economic Risks and Donald Trump Doesn't

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:28
Thirty years ago, on its opening day in 1984, Donald Trump stood in a dark topcoat on the casino...

Harvard Business School's Role in Widening Inequality

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 21:35
No institution is more responsible for educating the CEOs of American corporations than Harvard...

Berkeley vs. Big Soda

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 08:52
I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he...

The Bankruptcy of Detroit and the Division of America

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:13
Detroit is the largest city ever to seek bankruptcy protection, so its bankruptcy is seen as a...

Back to College, the Only Gateway to the Middle Class

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:36
This week, millions of young people head to college and universities, aiming for a four-year liberal...

Back to School, and to Widening Inequality

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:10
American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the schools they’re heading back to...

The Disease of American Democracy

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:13
Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near record...

The Rebirth of Stakeholder Capitalism?

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:24
In recent weeks, the managers, employees, and customers of a New England chain of supermarkets...