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The Triumph of the Oligarchy

By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ December 17, 2017 By passing the tax plan, Republican donors will save billions — paying a lower top tax rate, doubling the amount their heirs can receive tax-free, and treating themselves as “pass-through” businesses able to … Continue reading

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Wake Up, Democrats!

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The Life of the Party: 7 Truths for Democrats

  By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ January 20, 2017  The ongoing contest between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wings of the Democratic Party continues to divide Democrats. It’s urgent Democrats stop squabbling and recognize seven basic truths: 1. The Party … Continue reading

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Lessons to Learn

Trump’s Three Enablers by Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ November 6, 2016   Even if he loses (and I believe he will), Donald Trump has done incalculable damage to America – eroding the trust and social cohesion the nation depends on.   … Continue reading

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Where Workers Stand on Labor Day

A Message to Working People on Labor Day from a former labor secretary By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ September 5, 2016 Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy. Two-thirds … Continue reading

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Why Trump May Win

By Robert Reich/ RobertReich.org/ May 22, 2016 A new Washington Post/ABC News poll released Sunday finds Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie, with Trump leading Clinton 46 percent to 44 percent among registered voters. That’s an 11 percent … Continue reading

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THE MANIPULATED MARKET

The Myth of the ‘Free Market’ and How to Make the Economy Work for Us By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ September 16,2013 One of the most deceptive ideas continuously sounded by the Right (and its fathomless think tanks and media outlets) … Continue reading

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Neglecting the People

SYRIA AND THE REALITY AT HOME IN AMERICA By Robert Reich/ RobertReich.org/ September 6, 2013 While all eyes are on Syria and America’s response, the real economy in which most Americans live is sputtering. More than four years after the … Continue reading

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Not Much to Celebrate on Labor Day

A quickie Robert Reich lecture (less than 3 minutes) on the problems of and solutions for American workers…..

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OVER THE CLIFF AND INTO THE TRENCHES

The Ongoing War: After the Battle Over the Cliff, the Battle Over the Debt Ceiling By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ January 1, 2013 “It’s not all I would have liked,” says Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, speaking of the … Continue reading

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