Author

Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Robert Reich's writes at robertreich.substack.com. His latest book is "THE SYSTEM: Who Rigged It, How To Fix It." He is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center. He served as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration.

COMMENTARY

Beware the slow motion coup

By: - April 27, 2022

This commentary was originally published by Inequality Media.  The same people behind the January 6 insurrection are now trying to overthrow the government in a slow-motion coup. If they succeed, you can kiss our democracy goodbye. President Trump ultimately failed to overturn the 2020 election because a few election officials — secretaries of state in […]

COMMENTARY

How much is $100 billion, really?

By: - April 5, 2022

This commentary was originally published by Inequality Media. The word “billionaire” didn’t even exist until 1844. Fifty years later, we got “multibillionaire.” And for the next 127 years, that was enough. But in 2020, while the working class faced near-record unemployment during the pandemic, the wealthiest Americans faced a different problem. Some of them had […]