by Robert Reich The theme that unites all of Trump’s initiatives so far is their unnecessary cruelty. 1. His new budget comes down especially hard on the poor – imposing unprecedented cuts in low-income housing,… Read More
When your opponent digs a huge hole, offer them a new shovel and a refreshing drink and stay out of the way. The GOP are racing to pass this bill under filibuster free budget reconciliation… Read More
The Hill has done an excellent job of breaking down the new bill’s component parts. The picture is not pretty. I f you are old, poor and sick, you may have just gotten a death… Read More
The Washington Post Opinion Page offered this gem from, Stphen Pimpare, author of “A People’s History of Poverty in America” and the forthcoming “Ghettos, Tramps, and Welfare Queens: Down and Out on the Silver Screen.”… Read More
It is so funny to see the shoe firmly placed on the other foot.
The New York Times quick early review of the ACA replacement is indeed a free-market voucher system and if you are very sick and run out of vouchers? Too bad. Get ready for a very… Read More
by Robert Reich When Donald Trump gave a speech last Friday at Boeing’s factory in North Charleston, South Carolina – unveiling Boeing’s new 787 “Dreamliner” – he congratulated Boeing for building the plane “right here”… Read More
by Robert Reich Don’t be fooled by Trump’s and Republican promises to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. They could repeal it, but they can’t and won’t replace it. They’ve tried for years to come up with a… Read More