The Three Big Reasons Republicans Can’t Replace Obamacare

by Robert Reich Donald Trump says Republicans should repeal the Affordable Care Act immediately, and replace it with new legislation “shortly thereafter.” House Speaker Paul Ryan claims Republicans will try to repeal and replace the… Read More

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Five Ways Trump’s “News Conference” Wasn’t a News Conference

by Robert Reich Tyrants don’t allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control. That’s why Trump’s so-called “news conference” on January 11 – the first he’s held in six months… Read More

The Two Resistances to Trump

by Robert Reich It’s important to distinguish two lines of resistance to Trump: 1. Resistance to Trump’s regressiveness: repealing Obamacare, turning Medicare into vouchers (that will leave many elderly worse off) and Medicaid into state… Read More

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The 4 Syndromes of Passivity in the Face of Pending Tyranny

by Robert Reich As the era of Trump approaches, some of you are succumbing to the follow four syndromes: 1. Normalizer Syndrome. You want to believe Trump will be just another president – more conservative… Read More