Trump is on trial for abusing his power – the Davos elites should join him | Robert Reich

While the Senate mulls his fate, the president plans to speak to world economic leaders every bit as impeachable as himAs the Senate debates Donald Trump’s future, chief executives, financiers and politicians will descend on Davos in the Swiss Alps for…

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Warren doesn’t just frighten billionaires – she scares the whole establishment | Robert Reich

No wonder the wealth tax turns the Gray Lady white as a sheet: it will help the needy and its author is a good bet for presidentOn Thursday, the New York Times reported on a study showing that Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax (and presumably Bern…

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Warren doesn’t just frighten billionaires – she scares the whole establishment | Robert Reich

No wonder the wealth tax turns the Gray Lady white as a sheet: it will help the needy and its author is a good bet for presidentOn Thursday, the New York Times reported on a study showing that Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax (and presumably Bern…

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Donald Trump is no hero of the working class. And the GM strikers know it | Robert Reich

The walkout at General Motors is a predictable and powerful result of the president’s own kind of capitalismDonald Trump pretends to be a tribune of the working class, standing up for American jobs. Last week nearly 50,000 General Motors workers went o…

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Forget China – it’s America’s own economic system that’s broken | Robert Reich

US weakness is inbuilt – the big 500 companies owe loyalty only to themselves and the public is shut out from prosperityXi Jinping might possibly agree next weekend on further steps to bring down China’s trade imbalance with the US, giving Donald Trump…

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Elizabeth Warren’s economic nationalism vision shows there’s a better way | Robert Reich

Why do Americans think the sole choice is hardline economic nationalism or unfettered free trade? As we’re now witnessing, Trumpian economic nationalism is a zero-sum game in which the industries of the future are dominated either by China or by the Un…

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The gig is up: America’s booming economy is built on hollow promises | Robert Reich

Contract workers prop up big earners but under Trump’s anti-labor administration are ruthlessly exploited themselvesUber just filed its first quarterly report as a publicly traded company. Although it lost $1bn, investors may still do well because the …

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