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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…

The Oligarchy’s Ultimate Political WeaponIf you’re…

Monday, December 27, 2021The Oligarchy’s Ultimate Political WeaponIf you’re discouraged by what’s happening in the country, that is by design.The forces undermining our democracy, polluting our planet, and stoking hatred are counting on you to…

Remembering my date with Hillary

Last Tuesday, during a Guardian Live interview, Hillary Clinton said the United States remained in a “real battle for our democracy” against pro-Trump forces on the far right who are seeking to entrench minority rule…

What should we do about the debt ceiling,…

Friday, September 24, 2021What should we do about the debt ceiling, and why should you care?OMG! The DEBT CEILING FIGHT is back.Many of you may be asking yourself: what the hell is the debt ceiling?…

Why Are House Democrats So Reluctant to Tax…

Tuesday, September 21, 2021Why Are House Democrats So Reluctant to Tax Wealth?I have to get this off my chest. Last week, the House Ways and Means Committee released its proposed tax increases to fund President…

This Week

This WeekMonday, September 20, 2021Think of the upcoming week as prelude to the big action: With both chambers of Congress now back in session, Democrats are getting ready for high-stakes votes on infrastructure and all…

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A New Endeavor

Today I am launching a digital newsletter on power, politics, and the real economic system.It will include thought pieces from me, along with audio recordings, office hour opportunities, and even a few of my drawings. I’m…