The Authoritarian President

May 3, 2017 Daily React 0

by Robert Reich This post originally appeared at Robert Reich‘s website. After more than 100 days into his presidency, it seems fair to ask: What is Donald Trump’s governing philosophy? He isn’t really a Republican (he didn’t join the GOP until […]

What Our Grandchildren Will Do When the Jobs Are Gone

April 18, 2017 Daily React 0

by Paul Buchheit This post first appeared on CommonDreams.org. The jobs reports would have us believe our rebound from the recession is almost complete. The reality is very different, and The Economist has some fancy words for it: “Job polarisation,” where middle-skill jobs […]

The World According to Trump

April 14, 2017 Daily React 0

By Robert Reich, robertreich.org The starkest difference between dictatorships and democracies is that democracies are ruled by laws, and dictatorships are ruled by dictators. The “rule of law,” as it’s often referred to, stands for laws that emerge from a process […]

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions of Dollars

April 13, 2017 Daily React 0

Planned Parenthood could soon lose tens of millions of dollars in federal funding. On Thursday, President Donald Trump is expected to repeal an Obama administration measure that prevents states from defunding family planning organizations that provide abortions. Here’s how we […]

Risk of Death from Starvation Grows in Africa

April 12, 2017 Daily React 0

United Nations and international aid agencies warn the chances are growing for mass deaths from starvation in the Horn of Africa, Yemen, Nigeria, and South Sudan. Lack of money is pushing the humanitarian crisis ever closer.