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  • Robert Reich and Anand Giridharadas
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    Robert Reich and Anand Giridharadas

    Robert Reich ("The Common Good") and Anand Giridharadas ("Winners Take All") discussed their books with Kat Taylor, CEO of Beneficial State Bank.

  • Senator Klobuchar and Former Labor Secretary Reich Discuss US Competitiveness
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    U.S. Competitiveness and the Economy

    Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich talked about anti-trust laws and breaking up tech and pharmaceutical monopolies. They spoke with Neera Tanden at Center…

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    The Common Good

    Former Clinton administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich talked about the economic and social cycles societies experience and their effect on the common good.

  • Munk Debate Focuses on Donald Trumps Candidacy in 2016
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    Munk Debate on U.S. Election

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) and Laura Ingraham debated former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and former Governor Jennifer Granholm (D-MI) in the semi-annual Munk Debate. The debate was on…

  • Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Holds Platform Hearing in Phoenix
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    Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Hearing, Day 2

    The Democratic National Convention Committee’s Platform Drafting Committee held a hearing on what should be included in the party’s platform for the July 2016 convention in…

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    Saving Capitalism

    Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talked about his book Saving Capitalism, in which he examines America’s current economic system. He spoke at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at…

  • Discussion on Inequality in America
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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…

  • Democratic Press Call on Unemployment Insurance
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    Democratic Press Call on Unemployment Insurance

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    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Representative Sander Levin (D-MI) held a conference call with members of the press to talk about the expiration of the extended unemployment insurance.…

  • Robert Reich on US Economy and the 2012 Election
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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…

  • Robert Reich Remarks on Job Creation
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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…

  • Henry Paulson on the Economy and Public Policy
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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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    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…

  • Jobs and the Economy
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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…

  • Economic Recovery Plan
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    Economic Recovery Plan

    The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee held a forum on the economic outlook and the components of an economic recovery plan to spur job creation and create long-term growth.…

  • Minimum Wage
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    Minimum Wage

    Secretary Reich spoke about the need to raise the minimum wage in order to help the 10 million citizens who hold minimum-wage jobs. He also criticized Republicans for trying to exclude many…

  • emThe Work of Nations 21st Century Capitalismem
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    The Work of Nations: 21st Century Capitalism

    Professor Reich, former staff member of the Ford and Carter administrations, discussed his book The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalism. He discussed recent…

  • Poverty in America
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    Poverty in America

    Participating by video feed, Professor Reich, former Labor Secretary for the Clinton Administration, discussed poverty in the United States. He discussed what the current administration…

  • Roberts Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Part 7
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    Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Day 4 Part 7

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated after the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The…

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    John Kenneth Galbraith

    Richard Parker talked about his book John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. The author described the man who served under…

  • Workforce Development
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    Workforce Development

    Mr. Gingrich and Mr. Reich spoke about job creation, workforce development, retraining workers for new jobs, the state of the economy, and the impact of globalization. They also talked…

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