Opinion

Amy Coney Barrett Wants to Decide If You’re Virtuous Enough to Vote

Amy Coney Barrett Wants to Decide If You’re Virtuous Enough to Vote
Barrett’s argument in favor of “virtue” requirements for participating in the political process in antithetical to an inclusive democracy.
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Robert Reich: What You Need to Know About the GOP Takeover of the Supreme Court

Robert Reich: What You Need to Know About the GOP Takeover of the Supreme Court
Republicans know if they let the people decide who should appoint the next Supreme Court justice, their last chance to implement minority rule could be lost.
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I'm a Public Health Researcher, and I'm Dismayed About the CDC

I'm a Public Health Researcher, and I'm Dismayed About the CDC
I find the politicization of advice coming out of the CDC disturbing, to say the least.
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Robert Reich: Feeling the Consequences of Trump’s Rotten Presidency, First Hand

Robert Reich: Feeling the Consequences of Trump’s Rotten Presidency, First Hand
No one speaking at the Republican convention mentioned Trump’s abandonment of the Paris Agreement, his rollback of environmental regulations, or his boundless generosity to the fossil fuel industry.
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Don't be Hoodwinked by Trump's UAE-Israel 'Peace Deal'

Don't be Hoodwinked by Trump's UAE-Israel 'Peace Deal'
This agreement is more about shoring up Trump's slumping electoral campaign and improving Netanyahu's battered image in Israel than bringing peace to the Middle East.
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Muslims Have a Right to Contraception. Why Can Evangelical Bosses Take That Away?

Muslims Have a Right to Contraception. Why Can Evangelical Bosses Take That Away?
I want my daughter to know that protecting her religious freedom means protecting her right to access birth control at every stage of her life.
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Robert Reich: Trump Rush to Reopen America is Causing a Covid Resurgence

Robert Reich: Trump Rush to Reopen America is Causing a Covid Resurgence
Donald Trump said that June’s jobs report, which showed an uptick, proves the economy is “roaring back.” Rubbish.
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History Shows That Sustained, Disruptive Protests Work

 History Shows That Sustained, Disruptive Protests Work
Electoral campaigns require a majority of voters. Non-electoral strategies do not.
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The Nursing Home Covid-19 Crisis is Donald Trump’s Fault

The Nursing Home Covid-19 Crisis is Donald Trump’s Fault
The philosophy behind Trump's entire response to the pandemic, is that he thinks that seniors' lives are disposable.
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Robert Reich: Who Benefits From Racism?

Robert Reich: Who Benefits From Racism?
In the highest reaches of corporate America, there's been an outpouring of solidarity with those protesting brutal police killings of black Americans and systemic racism. But most of this is for show.
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