Tag Archives | Robert Reich

Market Basket dispute

Video Friday: Market Basket Capitalism + Labor Day Addendum

Market Basket demonstrations and boycotts have Robert Reich wondering, are we seeing The Rebirth of Stakeholder Capitalism? In recent weeks, the managers, employees, and customers of a New England chain of supermarkets called “Market Basket” have joined together to oppose the board of director’s decision earlier in the year to oust the chain’s popular chief executive, […]

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Video Friday: Why Taxes Have to Be Raised on the Rich

Robert Reich makes the case for higher taxes on the wealthy in two minutes and 30 seconds. Notice the overlap between “class warfare” and “common sense.” Also recommended, Inequality for All. download the discussion guide and find additional resources that accompany the film as well as the list of organizations and partners that made this […]

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Aftershock

Sebastian Mallaby reviews Robert Reich’s latest book, Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future (Fairer Deal, NYTimes, 9/24/10). Reich argues that the stagnation of middle-class buying power has been a drag on growth in the American economy. At some point in the not-too-distant future, Reich warns, C.E.O.’s may find that limousines are being purposely scratched and […]

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