Trump Takes on General Motors (And Guess Who Wins?)

by Robert Reich Donald Trump’s “America first” economic nationalism is finally crashing into the reality of America’s shareholder-first global capitalism. Last week, General Motors announced it would cut about 14,000 jobs, most of them in… Read More

Majority of Americans believe House Dems should release Trump’s tax returns: poll | TheHill

A majority of Americans believe the incoming Democratic House majority should be allowed to obtain and release President Trump’s tax returns, according to a Harvard CAPS/Harris poll released exclusively to The Hill on Monday. Among… Read More

Paris riots: Macron to hold emergency meeting after worst unrest in decade | World news | The Guardian

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, will hold an emergency meeting of senior ministers on Sunday after central Paris saw its worst unrest in a decade on Saturday. Thousands of masked protesters fought running battles with… Read More

Trump demands action to reduce deficit, pushes new deficit spending

President Trump is demanding top advisers craft a plan to reduce the country’s ballooning budget deficits, but the president has flummoxed his own aides by repeatedly seeking new spending while ruling out measures needed to… Read More

The Next Crash

by Robert Reich Sorry to deliver the news, but it’s time to worry about the next crash. The combination of stagnant wages with most economic gains going to the top is once again endangering the… Read More