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Words from Robert Reich on Citizens United

January 21, 2014

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“Citizens United vs. FEC” is right up there with “Bush vs. Gore” and “Dred Scott vs. Sanford” as the most shameful decisions in Supreme Court history.

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Seven big economic lies …

October 19, 2011

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I suddenly remembered something while watching this short video by Robert Reich, President Clinton’s Secretary of Labor: History’s biggest economic boom thundered during the 1950’s and ’60’s and was undergirded by the theories of John Maynard Keynes. But Keynes fell out of fashion — something about how his thinking was all washed up despite the boom of all booms … What happened? Did Keynes belch at the wrong place? Was it his breath? Was there something between his teeth that offended aristocratic party-goers ..?

Hello? Anyone out there? Inquiring minds want to know!

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