Robert Reich is chancellor's professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. He has written 13 books, including "The Work of Nations," "Locked in the Cabinet," "Supercapitalism," and his most recent book, "Aftershock. "

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Features by Robert Reich

Conflict of interest: Contractors and their political spending

It is no secret that companies spend money lobbying Congress. But there's a new wrinkle to the relationship between corporations and federal money.

The new lending way

Understanding the U.S budget means taking a look at a change in the way the government is financed.

Corporate profits don't translate

U.S. companies are reporting stronger than expected profits. So why is the economy lagging?

Playing partisan politics with debt

Congress and the White House are engaged in a new debate about raising the U.S. debt limit.

Raise taxes on the rich

Negotiations continue to avert a government shutdown. But one agenda item is missing from the conversation.

Getting serious about regulation

Many regulatory agencies are facing severe budget cuts. But tighter budgets could undermine regulations.

Reich: Corporate tax cuts not the answer

Commentator Robert Reich believes that President Obama's proposed tax cuts come from the false belief that a key to economic growth is lowering the cost of capital.
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