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On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing Donald Trump’s attempted coup as thousands of pro-Trump extremists violently breached the nation’s Capitol yesterday while Congress was in the process of certifying the election results.

What Will It Take To Tackle The COVID Economic Crisis & Growing Inequality?

Sep 15, 2020
NYT Mag / Brenda Ann Kenneally

  On this edition of Your Call, we’re speaking with former Labor Secretary Robert Reich about the economic crisis and growing inequality. As of mid-August, more than 29 million Americans were receiving some sort of unemployment insurance.

Binah: Robert Reich

Feb 21, 2019
Delaney Inamine

Political commentator, professor and author Robert Reich argues that societies undergo both virtuous and vicious cycles, and that the vicious cycle the US is now undergoing can and must be reversed.

Delaney Inamine


What has happened to our civic life? That’s the question economist Robert Reich asks in his new book, The Common Good. On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak Reich about what this means and where to go from here.


How is the Democratic Party moving forward after millions of working people, once the base of the Democratic Party, shifted their vote to Donald Trump?

Svetlana Cvetko

 On the November 12th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss modern day capitalism.

Soda is so tasty, but so not good for you. One can of coke has about 10 teaspoons of sugar, and too much sugar leads to obesity, diabetes and a host of other health problems.

Widespread diabetes compelled Mexico to pass a national tax on sugary soft drinks last year, but in the U.S. it has yet to happen. That may change tomorrow, if Berkeley or San Francisco passes respective measures that would levy taxes on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages.

On the April 27, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, a second long-form conversation with Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration and advisor to the Obama Administration.  We discuss employment issues of the day: income inequality, minimum wage, and a spirited exchange on the wisdom of using Disparate Impact to abet minority employment.  We also had a fun exchange about career and life lessons from our early life. 

Today on Your Call: Robert Reich

Jan 8, 2013