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  • 'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech

    'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech
    Jeb Bush was mere seconds into his speech Wednesday informing the world that he's his "own man" and not his brother or his dad, when he did something reminiscent of both. He flubbed his line. "We definitely no longer inspire fear in our enemies," the...
  • Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?
    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the...
  • Robert B. Reich: Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests?

    It's seed time for the 2016 presidential election, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on. One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for president, whoever she may be, will campaign on reviving the American...
  • US trade deficit � are we better off today than we were 20 years ago?

    In his 2010 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised to double exports over five years to "support" 2 million jobs in America. A year later he claimed the new U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement would "support" 70,000 jobs at home. And...
  • Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it

    Let's debate the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- history's largest trade deal -- before OKing it
    This spring, President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress want to use an outdated process used to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement more than 20 years ago — a rule called “fast track” — to force through trade deals...
  • Robert B. Reich: How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest

    Robert B. Reich: How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest
    Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. ( The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be offset by...
  • How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest

    How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest
    Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent.  The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be offset by...
  • U.S., Russia should return to on-site inspections for treaty claims

    U.S., Russia should return to on-site inspections for treaty claims
    The ongoing diplomatic back-and-forth between the United States and Russia would have you believe that the future viability of the history-making Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is nil. That would represent a major setback for arms control...
  • Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster

    Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster
    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...
  • Robert Reich: Huge trade deal is bad news for most of us

    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Barack Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...
  • Give bipartisan boost to state's clout in Congress: Editorial

    Give bipartisan boost to state's clout in Congress: Editorial
    Florida is an unlikely underdog in the U.S. House. With 27 members, it's tied with New York for the third-largest delegation in the chamber. But the 114th Congress opened this week with only one Floridian chairing a committee in the House. Texas, with...