All articles by Robert Reich

'What are called a 'public schools' in many of America’s wealthy communities aren’t really 'public' at all. In effect, they’re private schools, whose tuition is hidden in the purchase price of upscale homes, and in the corresponding property taxes....' Inequality welcomes children and teachers back

[Editor's Note: The following was posted as "Back to School, and to Widening Inequality" by Robert Reich, August 25, 2014 on Robert Reich's blog. Reich served as Labor Secretary under Bill Clinton but has been . . .

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'Among the 34 O.E.C.D. nations, only in the United States, Israel and Turkey do schools serving poor neighborhoods have fewer teachers and crowd students into larger classrooms than do schools serving more privileged students...' The three biggest right wing lies about poverty

[Editor's Note: A lot of the debate in Chicago over public education, privatization, charterization, ane the Rahmization of reality has to do with the debate over "true facts" (as the members of the Chicago Board . . .

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Why You Shouldn't Shop at Walmart Today [Black Friday]

[Editor's Note: The following is reprinted from Robert Reich's blog and does, in our opinion, a good job at outlining the overall economic problems created by the Wal Martization of the USA. We would just . . .

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Washington Pre-Occupied... 'Here, as elsewhere, the people are rising.'

[The following originally appeared on Robert Reich's blog on November 3, 2011. You can read more at: http://robertreich.org/post/12303771388. A number of other blogs and Web sites are providing more and more information about the economy . . .

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American workers getting less and less of the pie as the rich get richer

Are we making progress on the jobs front? The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 192,000 new jobs in Februrary (220,000 new jobs in the private sector and a drop in government employment), and a drop . . .

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GUEST EDITORIAL: Why I’m Right About Raising Taxes on the Very Rich

[Editor's note. The following article came to us via Portside and is being reprinted here as part of our plan to publish more materials on the tax structure and how it is being manipulated . . .

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