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RIP Barbara Ehrenreich: Exposed Inequality in “Nickel and Dimed,” Opposed Health-Industrial Complex – YouTube

Sep 6. 2022 We remember the author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich, who has died at the age of 81 after a career exposing inequality and the struggles of regular people in the United States. In a brief interview, Democracy … Continue reading

Truth as a Common Good with Robert Reich

University of California Television (UCTV) -Apr 8, 2017 Economist Robert Reich, the Clinton-era Labor Secretary and prominent Democratic pundit, gives a rousing talk on how the intersection of politics and economics led to the rise of Donald Trump and describes … Continue reading

Robert Reich: Why the Common Good Disappeared and How We Get It Back

University of California Television (UCTV) – Oct 18, 2018 Professor Robert B. Reich ignites a discussion of the good we have had in common, what happened to it, and what we might do to restore it. His goal is not … Continue reading

How Republicans Could Steal The Next Presidential Election | Robert Reich

Aug 25, 2022 Moore v. Harper could be one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases for our democracy. You probably haven’t heard about it — but it could let extremist state legislatures pick the next president without you. Here’s … Continue reading

Trump’s worst toadies hold degrees from Harvard and Yale. Did they learn a nything? | Robert Reich | The Guardian

The original justification for elite higher education in the United States was to train the future leaders of American democracy. As Charles W Eliot, who became president of Harvard in 1869, noted, Harvard existed to inculcate the ideals of “service … Continue reading

Robert Reich: The Common Good | Town Hall Seattle

Town Hall Seattle– Streamed live on Mar 5, 2018 Societies and nations undergo virtuous cycles that reinforce and build the common good, as well as vicious cycles that undermine it. In his new book The Common Good, acclaimed author Robert … Continue reading

Is a Recession Inevitable? Or Is the Fed Causing One Unnecessarily? – Robert Reich on CNN

Jun 21, 2022 If the Fed continues to raise interest rates this fast, a recession is likely around the corner. Congress and the White House must consider alternatives to help Americans grapple with rising prices at the gas pump and … Continue reading

Robert Reich: Why the Common Good Disappeared and How We Get It Back

University of California Television (UCTV) Oct 18, 2018 Professor Robert B. Reich ignites a discussion of the good we have had in common, what happened to it, and what we might do to restore it. His goal is not that … Continue reading

Robert Reich’s Full Testimony Regarding Corporate Profits and Inflation to Senate Budget Committee

Robert Reich – May 26, 2022

The Big Picture: How We Got Into This Mess, And How We Get Out of It | Robert Reich

Robert Reich – Jan 1, 2022 I’ve been in or around politics for over a half-century now. I’ve watched as corporations ransacked our system. In 1952, the corporate share of federal tax revenue was 32%. In 2020, it was down … Continue reading