The Truth About the Trump Economy

by Robert Reich I keep hearing that although Trump is a scoundrel or worse, at least he’s presiding over a great economy. As White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow recently put it, “The single biggest… Read More

Living in a New Gilded Age

by Robert Reich The Trump Justice Department has approved a $69 billion merger between CVS, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, and insurance giant Aetna. It’s the largest health insurance deal in history. Executives say the combination will… Read More

Containing the Catastrophe

by Robert Reich Anyone still unsure of how (or even whether) they’ll vote in the midterms should consider this: All three branches of government are now under the control of one party, and that party… Read More

Kavanaugh, Ford, and Power

by Robert Reich Make no mistake: The drama that took place in hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27, 2018 was about power: On one side, the power of men who harass or abuse… Read More

Why I’m Betting on Millennials, this November 6th

by Robert Reich Millennials (and their younger siblings, generation Z’s) are the largest, most diverse and progressive group of potential voters in American history, comprising fully 30 percent of the voting age population. On November… Read More