Business Robert Reich

  • How to stop the share economy from harming workers

    The economy is shifting. The "share economy" will see over 40 percent of Americans working as freelancers, temporary workers, self-employed, or contract workers in five years. The US can maintain a flexible economy, while taking the burdens and risks associated with uncertain work off the workers.

  • Opinion: Break up the banks

    Giant Wall Street banks are a threat to most Americans. The best way to solve the issue of too-big-to-fail is by breaking up the banks into manageable sizes. 

  • Is the American market rigged?

    The American market is rigged for upward redistribution of wealth. The wealthy corporations and individuals have the financial and political clout to change laws to benefit themselves.

  • What makes a leader?

    In this presidential race, leaders and demagogues from both sides of the political spectrum can be seen. It's important to support the leaders who hope to build bridges and distance ourselves from the leaders who seeks to exploit fear. 

  • Opinion: The case for a $15 minimum wage is a moral one

    $15 might put us in unchartered fiscal waters, but there is a moral argument for increasing the minimum wage. 

  • Four myths about immigrants

    Immigration is a hot topic at the moment and, in the US, presidential candidates are increasingly talking about the issue. Here are four myths that have been thrown out against immigration. 

November 30, 2015

Photos of the day 11/30

Children wait in front of an altar before Pope Francis arrives to lead a mass at Bangui stadium, Central African Republic, Monday.

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