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Jun 13, 2007
It seems there are no exceptions to passport complications, not even for a former high-ranking federal official like commentator Robert Reich. He tells his story.
Jun 6, 2007
Robert Reich says he's all for immigration, but he worries the immigration bill now pending in Congress is going to hurt qualified Americans looking for jobs, not to mention higher salaries.
May 24, 2007
Robert Reich got a lotta mail about his suggestion to tax private equity earnings as income. Seems folks think fund managers would just move that money offshore instead. He says if that's the case, they should follow their cash and get the heck out.
May 16, 2007
Commentator Robert Reich says that by changing the rules on how student loans are paid off, more graduates could pursue their true callings and enrich their communities.
May 9, 2007
The Senate Finance Committee considers this week whether money made by private equity partners should be taxed as income instead of capital gains. Commentator Robert Reich says you better believe it.
May 2, 2007
The Dow, NASDAQ and the S&P 500 have been on quite a run recently. But commentator Robert Reich would like to point out that raw stock market numbers have little to do with the economy most of us live in.
Apr 25, 2007
Yet again several public officials in Washington are embroiled in scandal. Yet again they've managed to hang onto their jobs. But dealing with controversy is a lot less complicated in corporate America, points out Robert Reich.
Apr 18, 2007
When a seriously depressed person requires an antidepressant, he needs a doctor's permission. If a person wants to buy a gun, he needs only two forms of ID. Commentator Robert Reich has some thoughts about that.
Apr 11, 2007
Commentator Robert Reich says the federal direct student loan program works well, so we should stop having taxpayers pay more to subsidize loans issued by banks and other private lenders.