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May 31, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says his former college classmate — newly-nominated Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson — needs to do more than sell President Bush's policies to help the economy. He has to reverse them.
May 24, 2006
Congress is working to forge a combined pension overhaul and tax cut package before Memorial Day recess. Commentator Robert Reich says there's one thing everyone should agree on: Require companies to honor pension obligations.
May 17, 2006
President Bush signed the $70 billion tax cut into law today — and Congress is looking at cutting another $23 billion. Commentator and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich wonders why we keep cutting taxes when we're spending so much money.
May 10, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich argues the very idea of a democratic Internet is threatened by the so-called net neutrality bill working its way through Congress.
May 3, 2006
Microsoft is trying to get ahead in the search engine business by leaving Google out of its new browser. Commentator Robert Reich says Google's fighting back, but not necessarily fighting fair.
Apr 26, 2006
It's now up to the FDIC to decide whether Wal-Mart can go into the banking business. Commentator Robert Reich asks, what's wrong with a Bank of Wal-Mart anyway?
Apr 19, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich describes a recent encounter with a public relations firm representing General Motors.
Apr 12, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich argues that Massachusetts' plan requiring people who can afford health insurance to buy it is no different than requiring drivers to carry auto insurance.
Apr 5, 2006
The Senate Finance Committee meets tomorrow to talk about how little Americans are saving. Commentator Robert Reich thinks he knows why — and what we ought to do about it.