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A civil war is coming -- thanks to Donald Trump's megalomaniacal ego: Robert Reich

What is America really fighting over in the upcoming election? No particular issue. Not even Democrats versus Republicans.

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What the oligarchy fears the most

Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, took the knee last month before cameras at a branch of his bank. Larry Fink, CEO of giant investment fund BlackRock, decried racial bias. Starbucks vowed to “stand in solidarity with our black partners, customers and communities.” Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO David Solomon said he grieved “for the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and countless other victims of racism.”

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Leading economist: The pandemic is putting America’s deepening class divide into stark relief -- and four new classes are emerging

The Remotes: These are professional, managerial, and technical workers – an estimated 35 percent of the workforce – who are putting in long hours at their laptops, Zooming into conferences, scanning electronic documents, and collecting about the same pay as before the crisis.

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Corporate welfare is alive and well: Here are 4 appalling features of the taxpayer-funded coronavirus bailout

With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on the global economy, here’s how massive corporations are shafting the rest of us in order to secure billions of dollars of taxpayer-funded bailouts.

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Why billionaires really don't like capitalism

Billionaires are wailing that Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s wealth tax proposals are attacks on free market capitalism.

Warren “vilifies successful people,” says Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase.

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Trump isn't our only problem: Here are 10 steps we need to take to save American democracy

Trump isn’t the only problem. As Big Money floods our political system, and some in power are intent on making it harder for certain people to vote, we need a movement to save our democracy.

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Trump is coming unraveled -- and Republicans know it: Robert Reich

Last week, Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, charged in an interview with the New York Times that Trump was treating his office like “a reality show,” with reckless threats toward other countries that could set the nation “on the path to World War III.”

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Robert Reich: Charlottesville violence is a 'national calamity in the making'

The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday is a national calamity. It is a product of white supremacists and home grown terrorists.

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The Art of the Trump-Putin deal: Here are 5 things the president may have agreed to do

Say you’re Vladimir Putin, and you did a deal with Trump last year. I’m not suggesting there was any such deal, mind you. But if you are Putin and you did do a deal, what did Trump agree to do?

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Robert Reich: Are there 22 patriotic House Republicans who will join with Democrats to impeach Trump?

Trump warning to former FBI Director James Comey against leaking anything negative about him – tweeting “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” – is deeply troubling.

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Robert Reich explains why the white working class abandoned the Democratic Party

[This is a reprint of a story Robert Reich published in January of 2016.]

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Robert Reich: Will President Hillary Clinton get America back on track?

The parallels are striking. In the last decades of the nineteenth century – the so-called “Gilded Age”— America experienced inequality on a scale it had never before seen, combining wild opulence and searing poverty.

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Robert Reich: Trump isn't alone -- the entire GOP has spent decades trying to destroy trust in the American system

Donald Trump’s warning that he might not accept the results of the presidential election exemplifies his approach to everything: Do whatever it takes to win, even if that means undermining the integrity of the entire system.

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