05/10/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Robert Reich: The Financial Crisis Changed Nothing

By taking steps to prevent the financial crisis of 2008 from turning into a broader financial meltdown, President Obama prevented another Great Depression.


Now, with the immediate crisis contained, political support for major reform has slackened. Consequently, we find ourselves almost as far from meeting the progressive ideals of equal opportunity and robust democracy as we were before the crisis began.

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