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Jan 3, 2007
Congress is expected to increase the minimum wage after Democrats take control this week. President Bush wants tax breaks for small businesses as a concession, but Robert Reich says that's just not necessary.
Dec 27, 2006
Robert Reich takes a hard view of 2006's bribes, bonuses and scandals in Congress and the corporate world.
Dec 20, 2006
Americans are expected to give a collective record $200 billion in charitable donations this year. But commentator Robert Reich says we need to limit tax deductions for donations to <i>real</i> charities.
Dec 13, 2006
In January, Democrats will take charge on Capitol Hill. But commentator Robert Reich says don't look to them to change the things they campaigned against.
Dec 6, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says all this talk about Wall Street losing its competitiveness is nonsense — and that the regulations many want to kill provide the very security that attracts foreign money to U.S. markets.
Nov 29, 2006
Democrats want to use Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices for seniors. Republicans and drug companies say it'll amount to government price controls. Commentator Robert Reich says that's absurd.
Nov 22, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is wrong when he blames strict accounting rules in the U.S. for fueling private acquisition of publicly-held companies.
Nov 15, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich argues that the United States may be on the brink of another Cold War — but the enemy this time isn't Communism.
Nov 8, 2006
Now that Democrats have won back power in the House, commentator Robert Reich suggests the party to resist the urge to go after the GOP. He says they need to set a new course for America if they want a blue White House in 2008.
Nov 1, 2006
With less than a week left until Election Day, commentators David Frum and Robert Reich wrap up a series of Real Agenda debates. This time: Education — it's on the ballot in a dozen states.