Trump’s Policy Catastrophe

by Robert Reich It’s easy to get caught up in the deeply flawed character of Donald Trump. We also need to recognize the policy catastrophe of this presidency. This past week Trump ordered an end to… Read More

Google staffer’s hostility to affirmative action sparks furious backlash

A Google software engineer’s polemic against diversity efforts has left female staff “shaking in anger” and forced the tech giant to defend its patchy record on racial and gender equality. The 10-page “manifesto”, which Google… Read More

The Moral Travesty of Trumpcare

by Robert  Reich Shame on every one of the 217 Republicans who voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, and substitute basically nothing. Trumpcare isn’t a replacement of the Affordable Care Act. It’s… Read More

Trump and Republicans have a new plan to destroy Obamacare. But they face a big problem. – The Washington Post

“At first blush, it would sure seem that these are policy changes,” Binder told me this morning. “If these changes are primarily regulatory, they would likely be tripped up by the Byrd Rule.”   This… Read More