When so much income goes to the top, the middle class doesn’t have enough purchasing power to keep the economy going without sinking ever more deeply into debt — which, as we’ve seen, ends badly. “His candor, honesty and decency are what really shines through. What do they spend it on? Other cities and states should follow Seattle’s example. (function(a){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\. Gap-year students reflect on decision to take time off, On Native land: Reflecting on Dartmouth’s Indigenous history, Long distance: Remote international students face unique challenges.

“Overall, the event was great,” Shiva said. In October the White House itself became a hotspot for the disease. Despite all the infections, the White House did no contact tracing, and declined the help of the CDC to do so. I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per hour minimum wage in the country. He didn't want his White House staff to wear masks. He demanded schools ignore CDC guidelines, and plan to fully reopen in the Fall – even threatening to cut off funding if schools refused. But they’re wrong. He answers questions directly and concisely, which I appreciate.”. As you might expect, personal jets, giant yachts, works of art, and luxury penthouses. aScriptAttributes.push('data-spotx_content_width="300"'); Robert Reich, a former US secretary of labor, is professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley, Available for everyone, funded by readers, I think the Democratic nominee will win the White House on Tuesday. He continued holding campaign rallies where many went without masks. “I remember the feeling when we had the vote and knowing that about 25 to 30 million people were getting a raise because of this,” Reich said. by Sydney Wuu

This is not leadership. aScriptAttributes.push('data-spotx_unmute_on_mouse="1"'); As Sen. Lindsey Graham once said: "Boy y'all want power, god I hope you never get it. Robert Reich Archives November 2020 Dec 11, 2017 Making Corporations More Competitive Won't Help Most Americans; Dec 04, 2017 Democrats Must Explain Why Fairness Equals Prosperity; Nov 28, 2017 On Tax Reform, Mnuchin a Fool or a Knave? However, he also stressed the importance of young people recognizing their ability to speak out and create change during “troubling” times. The rich splurge and speculate when their savings are doing well. He's the mainstream. “It would erase Trump’s lies, comfort those who have been harmed by his hatefulness, and name every official, politician, executive, and media mogul whose greed and cowardice enabled this catastrophe.”. Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich on Saturday called for the creation of a truth and reconciliation commission to “erase Trump’s lies” and expose those who “enabled” them. My FAQs about Trump, Biden, the election and what happens next, White House chief of staff says 'we're not going to control pandemic', after Pence staffers test positive – as it happened, Trump assaulted American democracy – here's how Democrats can save it, Trump and Barrett's threat to abortion and LGBTQ rights is simply un-American, Brazil records 290 deaths in 24 hours – as it happened, Trump said he could kill and win – Covid and cheating may prove it, Trump, Covid and empathy for the world's least empathetic man, Amid talk of civil war, America is already split – Trump Nation has seceded, Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Joe Biden accuses Trump and Republicans of 'abuse of power' – as it happened, Rushing to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, McConnell shows power trumps principle, Trump doesn't care if wildfires destroy the west – it didn't vote for him, On Labor Day, remember this: Trump's America works only for the rich, The real threats to American law and order are Trump's craven enablers, Amid fire and pestilence, floods and storms, the personal is political: Trump must go, Voters can replace a party that knows how to fight with one that knows how to govern, Trump has no problem letting billionaires profit off the pandemic, Letter from economists: to rebuild our world, we must end the carbon economy, The painful truth about Covid and the economy – Trump is to blame, Brazil's death toll reaches 87,000 – as it happened, Trump can't shift public attention from coronavirus to the streets of America. Hidden Gems: Making the Most of Dartmouth’s Resources, Stony Brook professor Jason Barabas ’93 named director of Rockefeller Center. The central issue is whom the government is for.

function mobileAndTabletcheck() { Referencing the fact that Trump was masked and his Secret Service agents decked out in necessary PPE, Schlapp tweeted in response, “So masks don’t work? When extra unemployment benefits ended July 31, he didn't push to extend them. He has directed several Netflix documentaries and published 18 books on topics including inequality and the modern economy. Robert B. Reich is an American political commentator, ... Reich's latest book, The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It, is out now. His political appointees pressured the CDC to change warnings and scientific conclusions they didn't like. The Daily Wire is one of America’s fastest-growing conservative media companies and counter-cultural outlets for news, opinion, and entertainment. aScriptAttributes.push('data-spotx_channel_id="186772"'); “Reich is a really down-to-earth speaker. aScriptAttributes.push('data-spotx_channel_id="186666"'); He is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center.

“I remember walking back from Capitol Hill’s labor department and feeling just that sense that you very rarely get, if ever, in public life that you’re doing something that makes a very profound, specific, palpable difference to large numbers of people.”. He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine, chairman of Common Cause, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and co-creator of the award-winning documentary, "Inequality For All." Bloomberg the Company & Its Products The Quint. Reproduction of material from any Salon pages without written permission is strictly prohibited. Latest news, headlines, analysis, photos and videos on Robert Reich In a virtual event on Tuesday, Robert Reich ’68 spoke to students about his career and his journey from Dartmouth to the White House. “It would erase Trump’s lies, comfort those who have been harmed by his hatefulness, and name every official, … This blog is now closed, The president shows no leadership on public health but wants to be a strongman on law and order. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) even demanded that the Secret Service brief Congress on the incident. In May he continued to minimize the threat. Barrett’s ascent is the latest illustration of how grotesque the Republican power grab has become and how it continues to entrench itself ever more deeply. In a virtual event on Tuesday, Robert Reich ’68 spoke to students about his career and his journey from Dartmouth to the White House. It is 90-minutes of Reich giving a glorified lecture about the widening income gap in America and how that came about, along with worthwhile advice on how to improve it (basically return to the Ford-era tax rates). Sachin Shiva ’22, who asked two questions during the webinar, said that he “really appreciated” Reich’s effort to connect with students during the event. By Monica Showalter.

All rights reserved. The conversation, part of the Dartmouth Center for Social Impact’s “Breaking the Mold: A Conference on Careers for the Common Good” series, co-sponsored by the Center for Professional Development and the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy, was held on Zoom and saw roughly 80 attendees over the course of the hour.

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