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Is immigration bad for the deficit?

May 8, 2013
Critics say immigration reform would cost the government trillions in safety net spending. Commentator Robert Reich says it would actually generate more revenue.

Taxing the rich is good for the economy

Apr 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says increased tax revenue greases the wheels of economic growth

Is it time to break up the banks?

Apr 4, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says the continued specter of 'too big to fail' compels nothing less.

Business morality good for public morality

Mar 21, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says ethics in the boardroom can help save the economy.

College is key to success

Mar 7, 2012
But commentator Robert Reich says access to college is being squeezed at a time the country needs it the most.

The return of manufacturing?

Feb 22, 2012
The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.

The GOP candidates largely agree on what ails the country

Feb 8, 2012
But commentator Robert Reich says they miss the cause.

Does the private sector want to create jobs in the U.S.?

Jan 26, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says multinational companies based in the U.S. look out for their own interests, not American workers.

Can good unemployment numbers be bad?

Jan 11, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says they can be for President Obama.

2012's defining political issue

Dec 28, 2011
Bye-bye 2011. So what will we be talking about in 2012? Here's a hint: The federal government.