Tag Archives: Robert Reich

Robert Reich – To Save The Economy We Need Free College For All

Senator Bernie Sanders is making waves with a big idea to reinvent education: Making public colleges and universities tuition-free. I couldn’t agree more. Higher education isn’t just a personal investment. It’s a public good that pays off in a more … Continue reading

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Americans are utterly powerless

By Robert Reich A security guard recently told me he didn’t know how much he’d be earning from week to week because his firm kept changing his schedule and his pay. “They just don’t care,” he said. A traveler I … Continue reading

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Trickle-down economics has made America an “indecent society”

By Robert Reich It’s the season to show concern for the less fortunate among us. We should also be concerned about the widening gap between the most fortunate and everyone else. Although it’s still possible to win the lottery your … Continue reading

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Why Republicans Want Jobs to Stay Anemic

By Robert Reich Job-growth is sputtering. So why, exactly, do regressive Republicans continue to say “no” to every idea for boosting it — even last week’s almost absurdly modest proposal by President Obama to combine corporate tax cuts with increased … Continue reading

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Has the 1 Percent Committed Treason?

By Robert Reich Permit me an impertinent question (or three). Suppose a small group of extremely wealthy people sought to systematically destroy the U.S. government by (1) finding and bankrolling new candidates pledged to shrinking and dismembering it; (2) intimidating … Continue reading

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The Fight Over Gun Control Has Revealed America’s New Civil War

By Robert Reich My first reaction on hearing of the Senate’s failure to get 60 votes for even modest measures to regulate the flow of guns into the hands of people who shouldn’t have them, such as background checks supported … Continue reading

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The Secret Big-Money Takeover of America

Robert Reich writes an excellent commentary that illustrates how this election is being manipulated as well as our nation. Robert Reich is giving us a warning, we just need to listen. Robert Reich: The Secret Big-Money Takeover of America.

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The Defining Issue: Who Should Get the Tax Cut — The Rich or Everyone Else?

The former Secretary of Labor succinctly provides a very logical and coherent argument why tax cuts for the richest two percent of Americans should end and be extended for the remaining 98 percent. The common folks of America. Robert Reich: … Continue reading

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