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State of Disaster

by Robert Reich As extreme weather marked by tornadoes and flooding continues to sweep across Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has requested – and President Obama has granted – federal help. I don’t begrudge Texas billions… Read More

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Ten Ideas to Save the Economy #6: End Corporate Welfare Now

by Robert Reich Corporations aren’t people, despite what the Supreme Court says, and they don’t need or deserve handouts. When corporations get special handouts from the government – subsidies and tax breaks – it costs… Read More


The Revolt of Small Business Republicans

by Robert Reich Can it be that America’s small businesses are finally waking up to the fact they’re being screwed by big businesses? For years, small-business groups such as the National Federation of Independent Businesses… Read More