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    Hearing on Economic Recovery During Coronavirus Pandemic

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the HEROES Act, which the House of Representatives passed in May 2020, and the next round of legislation for coronavirus aid.…

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    The System

    Former Clinton administration Secretary of Labor Robert Reich argued that U.S. economic and political systems are rigged to favor the rich and powerful. This virtual discussion was hosted…

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    Inequality in America

    Katrina Vanden Heuval, Robert Reich, Van Jones, and others talked about inequality in America. Among the topics they covered were voter turnout, wealth distribution, the 2016 presidential…

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    Robert Reich on U.S. Economy and the 2012 Election

    Former Labor Secretar Robert Reich talked about the U.S. economy and his campaign suggestions for liberals and progressives in the 2012 elections. Topics included voters' responsibility to be…

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    Robert Reich Remarks on Job Creation

    Robert Reich talked about job creation. In his speech he criticized the push to cut the deficit and said unemployment is a bigger crisis and and what lawmakers should be focused on. He also noted…

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    Henry Paulson on the Economy and Public Policy

    Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about the Wall Street bailouts of 2008, the current financial climate, and the U.S. economic relationship with China. The forum began with a…

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    After-Shock

    Robert Reich argues that the root cause of the 2008 economic collapse was not Wall Street, but the ever-increasing financial inequality in the country. Even the middle class, he says, has…

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Robert Reich talked about his belief that despite the unemployment rate in March remained at 9.7% and the U.S. economy added 162, 000 thousand jobs, the jobs picture actually still looks bleak. In a…

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    U.S. Economy

    President Bill Clinton Administration officials briefed reporters about the economy and employment.

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    Renewing the Social Contract

    Panelists discussed the growing economic anxiety among most citizens due to stagnant wages, layoffs and the rising cost of employee benefits in contrast to the overall performance of the…

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    Latest Unemployment Figures

    Following President William Jefferson Clinton’s news conference on the latest employment report, administration officials reported on the creation of new jobs. Labor Secretary Robert Reich noted that, since August…

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    Economic and Budget Issues

    Labor Secretary Robert Reich and Laura Tyson, Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, talked to reporters about unemployment, inflation, job growth, and the minimum wage.…

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    Rebuilding the Middle Class

    Labor Secretary Robert Reich talked about the plight of the middle class, which he calls the “anxious” class. He talked about their position in the U.S. economy, including low wages and…

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    Employment and Economic Issues

    Administration economic officials, Robert Rubin, White House Economic Advisor, Robert Reich, Labor Secretary and Laura Tyson, Council of Economic Advisers - Chairman, talk about the…

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    A New Middle Class

    Secretary Reich, Labor Secretary, talks about his perspectives on why the voters reacted so strongly against the Democrats during a strong economy. He believes that, on the whole, the “middle…

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    August Employment Figures

    Labor Secretary Robert Reich and Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Laura Tyson reported that the U.S. economy continues to enjoy healthy growth in incomes and employment. Since last…

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    Building a New Middle Class

    Labor Secretary Robert Reich spoke about the state of the American workforce at a luncheon hosted by the Center for National Policy. He focused on changes in the economy and their impact on…

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    National Economic Picture

    Secretary of Labor Bob Reich, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors Laura Tyson, and Director of the National Economic Council Bob Rubin briefed the media and took questions today on…

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    America and the World in the 1990s

    Panelists discussed the lack of investment in the economy. Dr. Lester Thurow addressed the Economic Policy Institute on “Investing in America’s Future: The Neglected Domestic Agenda.”

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