iOS app Android app

Robert Reich

8 Reasons Why Republicans Must Dump Trump

Robert Reich | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Robert Reich

Why are there so few statesmen left in the Republican Party? Are there no principled Republicans whose loyalty to the nation is greater than their eagerness to win back the White House? No Republican leaders with the courage to stand up and say this is wrong -- that this man doesn't have the character or the temperament to be president, and his election would endanger America and everything we believe in and stand for?

As Trump Uses Fascist Germany's Playbook, A Faithful Democracy Must Fight Back

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 06.03.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Faithful adherence to democratic values will be the key to defeating Donald Trump in November. Trump is a demagogue and such people feed on chaos.

Supporting Bernie Sanders Does Not Excuse Misogyny

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 05.20.2016 | Women

If Donald Trump's campaign has exposed America's "racist underbelly," then the Bernie Sanders campaign has exposed the progressive movement's misogyni...

Do Science and Religion Conflict? Yes - And It Matters

Connor Wood | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Connor Wood

Is there a conflict between religion and science? Some say yes. Others say no. Regardless of their answer, nearly everyone thinks that the relationshi...

If Hillary Wins

Mark Schmanko | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics
Mark Schmanko

Let's just hope that Hillary, once officially nominated (and elected), cares enough to take seriously the very clear and fundamental message of Sanders. Let's not compromise it all away with incremental talk and middle way negotiations.

In the Fiery Aftermath of the New York Primary

Mark Schmanko | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Mark Schmanko

Regardless of the smearing, negativity and even media-exaggerated scapegoating, most progressives will definitely vote for Hillary, even as a movement forms and anarchist dissenters slowly multiply (especially among the youth).

Who Opposes Overtime Pay Increase, Really?

Harlan Green | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

That's a no-brainer--Republicans, of course. Who else would oppose updating the safeguards against working more than 40 hours without overtime pay, p...

The Internet's 10 Best Responses to Paul Krugman's Hit Piece on Bernie Sanders: 'Sanders Over the Edge'

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Brian Hanley

(Photo credit: Reuters/Mark Kauzlarich/Tim Shaffer/Photo montage by Salon) When NYT columnist Paul Krugman called Bernie Sanders a Bernie Bro, he st...

What It Is Like To Be A Genius

Ira Israel | Posted 03.23.2016 | Education
Ira Israel

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. ~ F....

Why Bernie Sanders Is the Democratic Party's Best Hope to Win the White House in November

Tom Weis | Posted 03.08.2016 | Politics
Tom Weis

What many expected to be a coronation for establishment candidate Hillary Clinton has morphed into a pitched battle for the soul of the Democratic Party. Despite all the corporate media hype to the contrary, the long slog to the Democratic nomination is just getting started.

Dependent Schools - How the Public Pays More to Educate Students in Wealthy Private Schools Than Those in Public Schools

Don Hill | Posted 03.07.2016 | Education
Don Hill

(4th of 5 installments) Tax subsidies exist for private schools at least in part because the schools and their students' parents are deemed to serve ...

The Anxious Middle Class

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Government can be the partner of business, not the enemy, but the private sector doesn't need to wait for help. It can bring about an economic revival all on its own.

Dependent Schools - How the Public Pays More to Educate Students in Wealthy Private Schools Than Those in Public Schools

Don Hill | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Don Hill

Many booarding schools have found it difficult to consistently maintain full enrollments. Mercersburg was founded as a boys' school in 1893; it added girls in 1969 to counter a shrinking male applicant pool.

Bill Clinton's Labor Secretary Just Endorsed Bernie Sanders

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.27.2016 | Politics

Bernie Sanders reeled in the endorsement of a prominent cabinet official from the Clinton years on Friday. Robert Reich, who served as Bill Clinton's ...

"Requiem for the American Dream": Wake Up Call!

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Noam Chomsky's new film "Requiem for the American Dream" is a clear-eyed, easily accessible outline of how and why American idealism has been sabotaged.

Spin Shift on Bernie: The Escalating Media Assault

Norman Solomon | Posted 01.27.2016 | Media
Norman Solomon

For a long time, as he campaigned for president, a wide spectrum of establishment media insisted that Bernie Sanders couldn't win. Now they're sounding the alarm that he might. And, just in case you haven't gotten the media message yet -- Sanders is "angry," kind of like Donald Trump.

How Robert Reich Is Persuading The Country To Fight For Economic Equality

Capital & Main | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. Robert Reich stepped down from his post as Labor...

Robert Reich's Seriously Funny Crusade To Save Capitalism And America's Middle Class

Capital & Main | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. It’s two weeks before Thanksgiving, and a crow...

5 Ways to Enhance Your Problem-Solving Skills

Sara Hirsch | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sara Hirsch

Because managers can have a heart wrenching effect on the people around, it is especially important for organizations to relate to these findings. But of course we could all benefit from enhancing our problem-solving skills. When faced with solving a problem start by asking yourself:

How Best to Separate Donald Trump from His Base

David Coates | Posted 01.02.2016 | Politics
David Coates

If loyalty, anger and support are all key elements in Trump's current dominance of the Republican presidential field, rolling each back - and doing so in a progressive manner - is equally key to ensuring that that dominance does not persist into the general election itself.

Book Review - Saving Capitalism For the Many, Not the Few

Christian Chiakulas | Posted 12.29.2015 | Books
Christian Chiakulas

Robert Reich, in case you're not a 90's kid and therefore don't remember the 90's, was Secretary of Labor during Bill Clinton's first term. Now he's a public speaker, author of fourteen books, and Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley.

Bernie Sanders Takes On Trump, Wall Street and Citizens United in This Epic Animated Rap Video

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

You couldn't have scripted it any better. On one hand you have Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist, and on the other, Donald Trump, a multibillionaire. Where Sanders inspires hope, Trump instills fear.

Look Who's Buying American Democracy (VIDEO)

Robert Reich | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics
Robert Reich

How much more evidence do we need that our system is in crisis? How long before we make it work for all of us instead of a handful at the top? We must not let them buy our democracy. We must get big money out of politics.

Foxmongering, the Greed Machine, and Poverty Profiteers: A Unifying Theory of Republican Politics

Dean Trippe | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Dean Trippe

Following the recent mass shooter attack in Colorado, many Americans are rightly considering the deadly and foreseeable consequences of the right-wing media's role in the dissemenation of demonstrably false accusations of fetal body part sales by the national community health care provider Planned Parenthood.

Robert Reich Is Wrong

Phil Simon | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

Criticize Big Tech all you want. These companies certainly aren't above reproach. It just helps if you don't let your ideology overlook important little things like facts.