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Trump’s Yuge Bamboozle

by Robert Reich Donald Trump poses as a working-class populist, but about his new economic plan would be a gusher for the wealthy. And almost nothing will trickle down to anyone else. He’d knock down… Read More

Why Corporate Tax Deserters Shouldn’t Get the Benefits of Being American Corporations

Why Corporate Tax Deserters Shouldn’t Get the Benefits of Being American Corporations

by Robert Reich Apple is only the latest big global American corporation to use foreign tax shelters to avoiding paying its fair share of U.S. taxes. It’s just another form of corporate desertion. Corporations are deserting America by… Read More

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A Message to Working People on Labor Day from a former labor secretary

by Robert Reich Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy. Two-thirds of you are living paycheck to paycheck. Almost 30 percent of you… Read More

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Standing up to Apple

by Robert Reich For years, Washington lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have attacked big corporations for avoiding taxes by parking their profits overseas. Last week the European Union did something about it. The… Read More