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About Robert B. Reich
Robert B. Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. His new film <a href="http://inequalityforall.com/" target="_blank">“Inequality for All"</a> is now playing in theaters nationwide. Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the twentieth century. He has written thirteen books, including the best sellers <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0345807227/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0345807227&linkCode=as2&tag=isidewcom-20" target="_blank">“Aftershock"</a> and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0679736158/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0679736158&linkCode=as2&tag=isidewcom-20" target="_blank">“The Work of Nations"</a>. His latest, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0345804376/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0345804376&linkCode=as2&tag=isidewcom-20" target="_blank">"Beyond Outrage"</a>, is now out in paperback. He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine and chairman of Common Cause. Follow him at <a href="https://twitter.com/RBReich" target="_blank">@RBReich</a> or <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/107528389672865716016?
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Yes, and businesses should be encouraged to hire and keep it's employees full time, year round, with 4o hours a week, and not just the bare minimum so that the business does not have to pay benefits like insurance, sick, vacation, 401k etc. The... 3 years ago from a Democrat in Page, AZ
Deliberately release bioweapon into population, secretly, "inventing" vaccine once surplus population has been culled; in aftermath, population in poverty will be reduced and value of labor will go up, and medical research industry will have... 3 years ago from a Democrat in Healdsburg, CA
The minimum wage should be increased, but a "living wage" should be a local prerogative. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Portland, OR
We are chasing our tail. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Victor, CA
Poverty is a subjective word, depending on where you shop. If a person owns their own home and has no debt, then they can live like a king on a minimum wage salary. I would be more in favor of the government intervening to require the banks give low... 3 years ago from a Democrat in North Fort Myers, FL
This is a free market we should be growing the economy through other means to increase everyone's wealth. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Bethania, NC
There should be slower rate for teens in part time jobs but the wage should be raised to a livable one for adults. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Potwin, KS