Robert Reich

WATCH: Planned Parenthood attacked. Help fight back.

On Thursday, right-wing extremists in the U.S. House of Representatives will vote to try to defund Planned Parenthood, one of the nation’s largest providers of women’s health care and family planning services. In my latest video with MoveOn, I lay out the economic argument for funding family planning and women’s health services, and why it’s […]

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Greece: Help launch a global campaign for progress

*** Update July 16, 2015 by A bombshell IMF report released to the press this week insists that debt relief is essential for any reforms or bailout to work. Without debt relief, we’ll be right back where we are now, but worse, according to the IMF, one of Greece’s creditors. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew […]

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This weekend: Teach-ins to Save the Economy!

On July 18 and 19, thousands of MoveOn members will join Teach-ins to Save the Economy! Over the last several months, MoveOn has worked with Robert Reich to break down some of the solutions to the challenges we face in taking back our economy–from making work family-friendly, to creating Medicare for all, to ending mass […]

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The Big Picture: Get Big Money Out of Politics

Dear fellow MoveOn member, Big News: Tuesday night, I’ll be on a special call with Anna Galland and fellow MoveOn members like you to talk about what’s next for The Big Picture: Ideas to Save the Economy and our upcoming national teach-ins. Click here for information and to RSVP.  Now for our last video in […]

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The Big Picture: The Medicare Solution

Dear fellow MoveOn member, The best shot we’ve got at saving our broken health care system is to expand Medicare for all Americans. But first, we have to make something very clear: Medicare critics are wrong. They say that Medicare is a problem. In fact,Medicare is more efficient than private health insurance. It’s the solution.   […]

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The Big Picture: End Mass Incarceration

Dear fellow MoveOn member, There is nothing just about our criminal justice system. It’s racist and destructive. It’s not making us safer. And it’s a disaster for our economy. Please watch End Mass Incarceration now to see what we can and must do. End Mass Incarceration is the latest in the “Big Picture” series I’m […]

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Want to Save the Economy? Well Then it's Time We "Make Polluters Pay"

Dear fellow MoveOn member, Here’s a big-picture idea: instead of investing in dirty fuels, let’s start charging polluters for poisoning our skies and then invest the revenue so that it benefits everyone. Every ton of carbon that’s released into the atmosphere costs our nation between $40 and $100, and we release millions tons of it […]

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The Big Picture: Estate Tax

Dear fellow MoveOn member, To prevent the rise of a new aristocracy, we need to raise the estate tax—a tax on inherited wealth. And we need to do it now. The richest 1 percent of Americans hold 42 percent of our nation’s wealth.1 We haven’t seen this concentration of wealth since the Gilded Age of […]

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The Big Picture: We Must Strengthen Labor Unions

Dear fellow MoveOn member, There is one solution to skyrocketing inequality that most of the TV talking heads love to ignore: Unions! It’s no surprise. Without unions, big companies like Walmart or Amazon can cut benefits, allow unsafe working conditions, slash wages, and pocket the massive profits. Well, I’m not afraid to talk about how […]

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The Big Picture: End Corporate Welfare

Dear fellow MoveOn member, More money out of your pocket. Less money for our communities. All so big corporations can pad their bottom lines. Most Americans believe it’s time to end corporate welfare. If you agree, I need you to watch and share this video right now. No more handouts for Big Oil, no more […]

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