Blog Profile / Robert Reich's Blog


URL :http://robertreich.org/
Filed Under:Business & Finance / Economics
Posts on Regator:312
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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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How to End Crony Capitalism

The largest corporations and richest people in America – who donated billions of dollars to...

Why We Must All Fight for the Dream Act.By repealing DACA...

Why We Must All Fight for the Dream Act. By repealing DACA – Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals – Trump has endangered both these young immigrants and the economic security of America. In 2012, the Obama  administration created DACA...Show More Summary

Is Trump Unraveling?

Last week, Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,...

WHY THE REPUBLICAN TAX PLAN IS MORE FAILED TRICKLE-DOWN...

WHY THE REPUBLICAN TAX PLAN IS MORE FAILED TRICKLE-DOWN ECONOMICS Trump and conservatives in Congress are planning a big tax cut for millionaires and billionaires. To justify it they’re using the oldest song in their playbook, claiming tax cuts on the rich will trickle down to working families in the form of stronger economic growth.  Baloney. Show More Summary

Trump and Weinstein

Donald Trump weighed in on the scandal engulfing movie mogul and Democratic funder Harvey Weinstein,...

WHY WE NEED SANCTUARY STATESCalifornia lawmakers have just...

WHY WE NEED SANCTUARY STATES California lawmakers have just passed “sanctuary state” legislation – the first state since Oregon, which 30 years ago passed a law preventing state agencies from targeting undocumented immigrants solelyShow More Summary

Memo to Tillerson about the Moron

To: Rex TillersonFrom: Robert ReichSubject: The MoronI can understand why you feel Washington is a...

The Irrelevance of President Trump

Announcement: Donald Trump is no longer the president of the United States. Oh sure, he has the...

 Six Reasons Why American Corporations Shouldn’t Get a Tax...

 Six Reasons Why American Corporations Shouldn’t Get a Tax Cut Trump and Republicans are trying to sell you the idea that American corporations need a tax cut in order to be competitive. That’s rubbish. Here are 6 reasons why: First,...Show More Summary

How to Make the Electoral College IrrelevantWe must make sure...

How to Make the Electoral College Irrelevant We must make sure our democracy doesn’t ever again elect a candidate who loses the popular vote. That means making the Electoral College irrelevant. Here’s how: As you probably know, the Constitution assigns each state a number of electors based on the state’s population. Show More Summary

Why We Must Raise Taxes on Corporations and the Wealthy, Not Lower Them

When Barack Obama was president, congressional Republicans were deficit hawks. They opposed almost...

The Growing Danger of Dynastic Wealth

White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs,...

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about the Trump-Republican Tax Plan

Have you noticed that there’s no Trump tax plan and no Republican tax plan? All they’ve come up with...

It’s Now Time for Medicare for All

Senator Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Jeff Merkley, are introducing a Medicare...

TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICESteve Bannon recently called...

TRUMP’S OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE Steve Bannon recently called Trump’s firing of James Comey the biggest political mistake in modern political history. But it was more than that. It was outright obstruction of justice – another impeachable...Show More Summary

Trump’s Policy Catastrophe

It’s easy to get caught up in the deeply flawed character of Donald Trump. We also need to recognize...

WHY WE SHOULD ABOLISH THE DEBT CEILING Congressional Democrats...

WHY WE SHOULD ABOLISH THE DEBT CEILING  Congressional Democrats have pulled a fast one on Republicans by striking a deal with Trump to raise the federal debt ceiling only until the end of the year. This will give them bargaining leverage...Show More Summary

Google, Trump, and the Arrogance of Power

Google’s search engine runs wo-thirds of all searches in the United States and 90 percent in...

Why CEOs are Turning on Trump

Trump isn’t just alienating Republican senators. He’s also pissing off the executives of America’s...

When Big Money Buys Off Criticism of Big Money

Since its founding in 1999, the New America Foundation – an important voice in policy debates on the...

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