Berto Jongman: Robert Reich on Inequality [EXPENSIVE!]

If You Want to Know What’s Happened to Our Democracy, Follow the Richest .01 Percent If you want to know what’s happened to the American economy, follow the money. That will lead you to the richest .01 percent. And if you want to know what’s happened to our democracy, follow the richest .01 percent. They’ll …

Robert Reich: Why Revolution is Dead in the USA

This post originally ran on Robert Reich’s Web page. People ask me all the time why we don’t have a revolution in America, or at least a major wave of reform similar to that of the Progressive Era or the New Deal or the Great Society. Middle incomes are sinking, the ranks of the poor …

Robert Reich: Oil Speculation 101 (Half the Story)

A few players with deep pockets, placing huge bets Robert Reich Kansas City Star, 28 February 2012 Nothing drives voter sentiment like the price of gasoline, which is already up nearly 30 cents from the start of the year and hitting $4 in many places. The last time it topped $4 was 2008. And nothing …