States, not Congress, are taking the lead on climate change laws – from a new cap-and-trade program in California to widespread adoption of renewable electricity standards. Moves to weaken those standards aren't gaining traction in state capitals.
Kennedy takes a look at the billionaires who have benefitted the most from the US oil industry, according to Forbes' recently released rich list.
As income and wealth become ever more concentrated in America, the nation’s corporations and billionaires will invest even more in politics, Reich writes.
As Washington fiddles over the fiscal cliff, a larger battle over inequality is being waged all over America, Reich writes.
America does face a cliff – not a fiscal cliff, but a set of precipices obscured by Republicans' obsession over government’s size and spending, Reich writes.
Every campaign exaggerates and distorts. But Mitt Romney's campaign has a well-financed machine of distortions behind it.