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Robert Reich


Berkeley, CA, United States

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  • The Hill
  • Social Europe
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  • The Christian Science Monitor
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Past articles by Robert:

Federal Reserve readies war on inflation, guess who’ll pay the price? Workers.

Get ready. The war on inflation is about to get ugly. The just-released consumer price index report shows annual inflation still roaring at 8.3%. Even without food and energy included, core inflation rose back above six percent year-on-year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. → Read More

Does Biden's $2 trillion plan to rebuild infrastructure and stop climate change go far enough?

It's lots of steps in the right direction. It just doesn't go far enough. → Read More

Robert Reich on how to unrig the GOP’s minority rule

Even as a shrinking minority party, the GOP intends to entrench themselves in power over the majority → Read More

Robert Reich: How Biden can get Manchin and Sinema to fall in line

We are once again at a crucial juncture for civil rights and voting rights → Read More

Why Trump’s takeover of the GOP is great for Democrats (but a potential disaster for America)

The emergence of the Trump Party is deeply worrisome for America → Read More

Robert Reich: No compromising with the GOP cult

There is no longer a "center" in American politics → Read More

The monstrous predicament Trump left behind

Regardless of whether he is convicted, America must now deal with the aftermath of Trump's presidency → Read More

CEO's newfound concern for democracy is bunk

Where was Mark Zuckerberg's concern for a "functioning democracy" when he amplified Trump's lies for four years? → Read More

10 bold moves Biden can make without Congress

Biden can and must wield his presidential powers through Executive Orders and regulations → Read More

Why Biden can’t govern from the center

There is no middle ground between lies and facts. There is no halfway point between civil discourse and violence → Read More

Democrats must demand total accountability for GOP's attempted coup before America can ever move on

Trump’s culpability is beyond dispute, but others, including Cruz and Hawley, also need to be held accountable → Read More

McConnell defeated: The real consequence of this week

Mitch McConnell cares about only one thing: Power. Democrats wins in the Georgia runoffs took his away → Read More

7 ways 2020 exposed America

2020 has shown us how broken, racist and backwards our system really is → Read More

Trickle-down economics doesn’t work but build-up does — is Biden listening?

The practical alternative to trickle-down economics might be called build-up economics → Read More

Robert Reich on Trump’s vilest legacy

The acceptance of Trump’s behavior will be his vilest legacy → Read More

What Election Day 2020 revealed about progressive policies: People want them

Despite backlash, voters gave Biden and Congress a mandate for bold, progressive change. Now they must deliver → Read More

The Biden administration: Who will hold the power?

Robert Reich on what you need to know about where the power really lies → Read More

Jeff Bezos, Mitch McConnell and COVID capitalism

The heinous resurgence of COVID makes clear that corporations need more incentives to protect their workers → Read More

Robert Reich: Joe Biden’s biggest challenge is avoiding "back to normal"

Biden ran on a promise to return to political "normalcy," but that kind of complacency would be deadly → Read More

Biden says he’ll take on structural inequality. Good! You need to hold him to it

Reversing “structural inequalities” is a fundamentally different challenge from reversing economic downturns → Read More