The Truth About the Economy

June 17, 2011

Robert Reich breaks down what went wrong with the economy with a sharpie and 2 minutes.

Who is Robert Reich? Let’s turn to Wiki:

Robert Bernard Reich (play/ˈrʃ/;[1] born June 24, 1946) is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator. He served in three national administrations, including that of Presidents Ford, Carter, and as Secretary of Labor under PresidentBill Clinton, from 1993 to 1997.

Reich is currently Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He was formerly a professor at Harvard University‘s School of Government and professor of “Social and Economic Policy” at Brandeis University. He has also been a contributing editor of The New Republic, The American Prospect (also chairman and founding editor,) Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

In other words, he knows what he’s talking about.



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