Tag Archives: Robert Reich

Reminder: Elections Are About Issues

Republicans push “culture wars.” Democrats have solutions to problems. A daily news letter from Robert Reich reminded me that elections should be about issues. On of the biggest issues that affects nearly every American every day is health care. Somehow … Continue reading

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“Legitimate Political Discourse”

I frequently check in on Robert Reich’s Inequality Media. His videos are dedicated to how working folks and the poor are getting screwed in this country.  This week his focus was a bit different. He focused on the absolutely insane … Continue reading

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Inequality Media: Worker Exploitation

Few people can explain economic issues and how they affect workers much better than Professor Robert Reich. Here he explains how employers exploit workers. I would imagine most workers reading this have experienced at least one of these situations. (6 … Continue reading

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Wealth Inequality Has Spiraled Out Of Control

Once again, Former Secretary of Labor and Economics Professor Robert Reich discusses what may be the biggest threat to our democracy. (12 minutes)

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America Is On Strike! Robert Reich

  Telling it like it is as usual from former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. (3:38) 

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Robert Reich On Friday’s Jobs Report

Robert Reich started a newsletter last week. While he said the letter would land only a couple times a week, so far he has sent out some truly pithy comments daily – even Saturday. When I saw this, I felt … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Cause Of Economic Collapse

Once again Robert Reich hits the nail on the head concerning the REAL causes behind our problems. At the bottom line of nearly every problem in this country is money. Imbalance in wealth and income ripples throughout the economy causing … Continue reading

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Iowans Want September To Be Declared Labor Union Appreciation Month

Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> Wed 9/1/2021 2:00 PM For Immediate Release: September 1, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org Iowans Want September To Be Declared Labor Union Appreciation Month More than 80 elected officials, organizations, and businesses sign on in support at … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Real Socialism In America

I have made no bones about my admiration for Robert Reich. He tells the true story of how workers fare in the US. That story for the most part is no good. Here Reich talks about the real welfare queens … Continue reading

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How Workers Can Reclaim Power

The following is a short (6 minute) video by Robert Reich. Reich is the former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton. He may be optimistic,  but he always brings up great points: Labor was once the very backbone of the … Continue reading

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