Month: December 2015

Lecture On Why We Worry About Inequality

Robert Reich discusses the current state of the United States economic system and possibilities for change. He shares his ideas concerning income distribution and the struggling middle class and explores what effects the increasing income gap has not only on the U.S. economy but American democracy itself.


Lecture On Saving Capitalism

UC Berkeley economist Robert Reich reveals how power and influence have created a new American oligarchy, a shrinking middle class, and the greatest income inequality and wealth disparity in 80 years. Citing his latest book, “Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few,” Goldman School of Public Policy Professor Reich lays out what he argues must be done to restore democracy and rebuild the US economy.