Families of color are less likely to have savings or inherit money and face significant barriers to building wealth, such as discriminatory policies and practices that thwart home ownership.
Will Bernie Sanders’s supporters rally behind Hillary Clinton if she gets the nomination? Likewise, if Donald Trump is denied the Republican nomination, will his supporters back whoever gets the Republican nod? Robert Reich argues that the answer may be yes.
Robert Reich argues that trading on financial speculation should be taxed, in order to reduce its impact on the rest of the financial system.
Does Bernie Sanders know how to 'bust up the banks?' Robert Reich argues that he does.
While the media has focused on Hillary Clinton, a Bernie Sanders win is not a complete impossibility.
Bottom line: If either of these men is elected president, we could see the largest redistribution in American history from the poor and middle-class of America to the rich. This is class warfare with a vengeance, Robert Reich argues.
Robert Reich argues that the country's political makeup in 2020 will shift towards third-party candidates.
Robert Reich argues that new trade agreements do not necessarily help American wages return to the levels that they enjoyed thirty or even forty years ago.
Both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are blaming free-trade deals for the decline of working-class jobs and incomes. Are they right?
Robert Reich argues that the similarities between Donald Trump and the fascists of the early 20th century have become too large to ignore.
Robert Reich argues that the Republican party must change dramatically in order to survive.
The popularity of candidates like Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump can in part be attributed to the economic insecurity that many middle- and working-class voters feel.
Bernie Sanders' proposals to break up the banks, introduce a single-payer health plan, and reduce structural inequality will kickstart teh economy, Robert Reich argues.
Robert Reich argues that the Republican Party has been replaced by a system of warring tribes.
Pundits will say the New Hampshire primaries are evidence that the political extremes are gaining ground in American politics. It isn't true, Robert Reich argues.
Fixing the current political system will take effort and perseverance this election cycle.
How should presidents accomplish fundamental change?
True change in the political system will only come through mobilization and action.
The 2016 election rests on the question of whether the current political system will continue, or whether a drastic change will occur.
Bernie's movement is grounded in ambitious ideals that have the power to dramatically change the political system.