Posts Tagged ‘robert reich’

Apr
2012
23

VIDEO: Reich Explains Romney’s Fortunes

In a video called, “How Did Mitt Romney Get So Extremely Rich?,” Robert Reich explains how private equity partnerships like Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital work. It is a quick and easy primer on how loopholes in the tax system allow private equity partnership managers to use other people’s money to buy up companies with much...
Mar
2012
15

Reich: “The American pie is growing again, but most Americans aren’t getting much of a slice.”

Reich: “The American pie is growing again, but most Americans aren’t getting much of a slice.”
In February, 227,000 new jobs were created marking the third straight month with gains above 200,000. Despite this sign of an improving economy, relief has yet to come to American workers whose share of the growth is at a record low. As Robert Reich recently pointed out, the nation is now producing more goods and [&hellip...;
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Feb
2012
22

Reich: Manufacturing Is Not Our Salvation

Reich: Manufacturing Is Not Our Salvation
The rallying cry to rebuild America’s manufacturing base is finding resonance in the Rust Belt, the region most affected by its collapse and most likely to decide the outcome of November’s election. As Republican primaries make their way through Michigan and toward Ohio, manufacturing has become a central talking point of candidate...