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Appeared in: Volume 6, Number 2
Published on: November 1, 2010
Reading America's Tea Leaves

Increasing numbers of ordinary Americans believe the U.S. political system is “fixed” against them. They’re not wrong.

Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, is professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley. This essay is adapted from his latest book, Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future, published by Knopf.
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