Robert Reich / TruthdigJul 9, 2019
Dismantling our new Gilded Age requires bold political action, but first the public must know the truth about how our economy really works. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Claire Galofaro / The Associated PressDec 27, 2017
Whenever bad news registers in this part of Appalachia, the president isn't blamed—because the allegiance of those here is as much emotional as it is economic. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER / The Associated PressDec 16, 2017
He suggests the plan, expected to pass in Congress in coming days, could lead to explosive growth. But many economists are doubtful, and critics warn of its effect on the U.S. debt. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Robert Reich / RobertReich.orgDec 4, 2016
The president-elect has shown no interest in changing rules that for more than three decades have imposed unrelenting pressure on American companies to cut their payrolls by shipping jobs abroad or replacing them with automated machinery. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 26, 2015
Support for a universal basic income is growing. In Europe, for example, the Dutch city of Utrecht is about to introduce an experiment that aims “to challenge the notion that people who receive public money need to be patrolled and punished." Here, the political, philosophical and economic arguments are made clear. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
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