Reading America's Tea Leaves

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

Appeared in: Volume 06, Number 2 | Published on: November 1, 2010
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.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
© The American Interest LLC 2005-2022
About Us Privacy
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.