Robert Reich

Berkeley professor, former U.S. Sec. of Labor. Cofounder, Inequality Media.

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Robert B. Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and co-founder of Inequality Media which uses the power of storytelling to inform and engage the public about the realities and impacts of inequality and imbalance of power in America. He served as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, for which Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the twentieth century. He served as an advisor to President Barack Obama, and also worked for Presidents Carter and Ford. He has written seventeen books, including his most recent, “The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It.” His weekly column appears in Newsweek, the Guardian, the SF Chronicle, and 160 other newspapers around the country. He is co-creator of two full-length documentaries, “Inequality for All,” which won the special feature award at the Sundance Film Festival, and Emmy nominated, “Saving Capitalism,” both now streaming on Netflix.

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Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda marched on Capitol Hill in her last “Fire Drill Friday” protest, though she said on the event’s Twitter account that it won’t be her last climate change rally — just the last one in Washington “for a while.” The “Fire Drill Friday” protests — a weekly event organized by scientists, […]

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