Robert Reich

  • 04.24.17

    Lecture: Truth as a Common Good

    Economist Robert Reich, the Clinton-era Labor Secretary and prominent Democratic pundit, gives a rousing talk on how the intersection of politics and economics led to the rise of Donald Trump and describes the concerns he shares with Republicans who fear that Trump's way of governing is harming American institution...

    Economist Robert Reich, the Clinton-era Labor Secretary and prominent Democratic pundit, gives a rousing talk on how the intersection of politics and economics led to the rise of Donald Trump and describes the concerns he shares with Republicans who fear that Trump's way of governing is harming American institutions. Reich is the featured speaker at UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy's Board of Advisors Dinner held in March 2017. Recorded on 03/29/2017. 

  • 12.01.15

    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 R...

    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. Reich is the featured speaker for the 7th annual Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics and Policy. Recorded on 12/01/2015. (#30462)

  • 05.28.12

    Political Civility Should Not be an Oxymoron

    UC Berkeley Professor Robert Reich is one of the nation's leading experts on work and the economy. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. He discusses the state of civility in politics today....

    UC Berkeley Professor Robert Reich is one of the nation's leading experts on work and the economy. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. He discusses the state of civility in politics today.