#1658: Robert Reich’s “The System” | The Book Show

April 29, 2020 00:29:55
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Robert Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations, including Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997. He’s also the bestselling author of “Saving Capitalism” and “The Common Good.” His latest book “The System: Who Rigged It, […]

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