Category: Robert B. Reich

My Wishes for Obama’s Parting Shots

President-elect Donald Trump is accusing President Obama of putting up “roadblocks” to a smooth transition. In reality, I think President Obama has been too cooperative with Trump. In the waning days of his administration, I’d recommend Obama take the following last…

Trump’s Dark Cloud of Illegitimacy

A dark cloud of illegitimacy hangs over the pending presidency of Donald Trump. Consider: 1. The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the election in order to help Trump become president. The secret CIA assessment found that Russian operatives…

The Real Reckoning

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton said the nation was at “a moment of reckoning.” She’s right, but the reckoning is not simply the choice voters face this fall between her and Donald Trump. The real reckoning…

Does Hillary Get It?

Does Hillary Clinton understand that the biggest divide in American politics is no longer between the right and the left, but between the anti-establishment and the establishment? I worry she doesn’t – at least not yet. A Democratic operative I’ve…