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Robert B. Reich
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Robert B. Reich is Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton, and he served as an adviser to President-elect Barack Obama. He has written twelve books, including The Work of Nations (which has been translated into twenty-two languages), Supercapitalism, and the best sellers The Next American Frontier, The Future of Success, Locked in the Cabinet, and, most recently, Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future. His articles have appeared in...

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Aftershock
The Next Economy and America's Future
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Aftershock(Inequality for All--Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $14.95

Updated and With a New Introduction

When the nation’s economy foundered in 2008, blame was directed almost universally at Wall Street bankers. But Robert B. Reich, one of our most experienced and trusted voices on public policy, suggests another reason for the meltdown. Our real problem, he argues, lies in the increasing... Read more >

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Beyond Outrage: Expanded Edition
What has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy, and how to fix it
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $11.00

In this timely book, Robert B. Reich urges Americans to transcend our outrage, find common cause in fixing our poor economy and awful politics, and mobilize to get the United States back on track.

The American political system is in crisis—paralyzed by gridlock, beset with cynicism, and sabotaged by competing interests that... Read more >
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Beyond Outrage: Expanded Edition
What has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy, and how to fix it
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $8.99

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The Future of Success
Working and Living in the New Economy
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $14.95

The dizzying exuberance of the Internet-driven marketplace offers unprecedented opportunities and an ever-expanding choice of deals, products, investments, and jobs—ranging from the merely attractive to the nearly irresistible—for the people with the right talents and skills. The technology that is the motor of this transformation relentlessly sharpens competition. When consumers can... Read more >
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The Future of Success

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 17, 2001
Price: $13.99

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Locked in the Cabinet

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 3, 1998
Price: $17.95

Locked in the Cabinet is a close-up view of the way things work, and often don't work, at the highest levels of government--and a uniquely personal account by the man whose ideas inspired and animated much of the Clinton campaign of 1992.  Robert B. Reich, writer, teacher, social critic--and a friend of... Read more >
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Locked in the Cabinet

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $12.99

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Reason
Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $14.95

For anyone who believes that liberal isn’t a dirty word but a term of honor, this book will be as revitalizing as oxygen. For in the pages of Reason, one of our most incisive public thinkers, and a former secretary of labor mounts a defense of classical liberalism that’s also a... Read more >
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Reason
Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $11.99

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The Resurgent Liberal
And Other Unfashionable Prophecies
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 30, 1991
Price: $16.95

If any book can change a nation's thinking, it has to be this brilliant and perceptive work by one of the most tough-minded bearers of the torch of liberalism. This collection of ground-breaking essays ranges from an unsparing look at the paper prosperity of the Reagan years and sobering predictions of... Read more >

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Supercapitalism
The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $15.95

From one of America's foremost economic and political thinkers comes a vital analysis of our new hypercompetitive and turbo-charged global economy and the effect it is having on American democracy. With his customary wit and insight, Reich shows how widening inequality of income and wealth, heightened job insecurity, and corporate corruption... Read more >
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Supercapitalism

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Tales of a New America

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

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The Work of Nations
Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalis
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 4, 1992
Price: $16.95

There is no longer such a thing as an American economy, says Robert Reich at the beginning of this brilliant book. What does it mean to be a nation when money, goods, and services know no borders? What skills will be the most valuable in the coming century? And how can... Read more >
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The Work of Nations
Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalis
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $12.99

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The Wealth of Nations

Written by Adam Smith
Introduction by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 1184 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 14, 2000
Price: $16.00

Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of Nations articulates the concepts indispensable to an understanding of contemporary society... Read more >
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