Why We Must Raise Taxes on Corporations and the Wealthy, Not Lower Them

by Robert Reich When Barack Obama was president, congressional Republicans were deficit hawks. They opposed almost everything Obama wanted to do by arguing it would increase the federal budget deficit. But now that Republicans are… Read More

The Growing Danger of Dynastic Wealth

by Robert Reich White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said recently that “only morons pay the estate tax.” I’m reminded of Donald Trump’s comment that he didn’t pay… Read More

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