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Robert B. Reich is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and was Secretary of Labor in the...

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Trump’s Unconstitutional Assault on the Judiciary

One way dictators take over democracies is by threatening the independence of a nation’s courts. Donald Trump is doing just this.

Posted on Apr 30, 2017 READ MORE


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Don’t Fall for Trump’s Corporate Tax Giveaway

The president wants to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent in order to “make the United States more competitive.” This is truly dumb, for five reasons.

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 READ MORE


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Wall Street and Corporate America Don’t Seem to Have Learned a Thing From the Past Year

With Steve Bannon on the way out, official Washington is jumping for joy that Gary Cohn (pictured)—former president of Goldman Sachs—seems to be taking over Trump’s brain.

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 READ MORE


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The First 100 Days: Trump and the Degradation of the Presidency

The president’s failure to accomplish little of his agenda during his first months in office is striking. But we should not forget the vast harm he has done in this short time.

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 READ MORE


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Why Trump’s Plan to Strip the IRS Is Incredibly Dumb (Video)

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org

Donald Trump is proposing a 14.1 percent cut in the IRS budget next year. Here are four reasons that reduction should not be made. 

Posted on Apr 19, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


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The World According to Trump Is Becoming Increasingly Dangerous—and His Actions Are One Reason

As commander in chief, the president is empowered to manage the military might of the nation. But he is not empowered to initiate warfare on his own.

Posted on Apr 17, 2017 READ MORE


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Why Is the Justice Department Defending the President’s Fleecing of America?

In a lawsuit over the emoluments clause, attorneys for the United States are representing Trump’s personal financial interests, not the broader interests of American citizens.

Posted on Apr 13, 2017 READ MORE


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Robert Reich
Robert Reich

Robert B. Reich is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the last 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.

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