Robert Reich: Democracy's Future Depends on 'Common Good'

52 min
at 10:00 AM
Robert Reich, author of "The Common Good," poses for a photo. (Photo: Courtesy of Robert Reich)

As economic inequality has surged over the past half century, trust in government, corporations and democracy in general has dwindled among Americans. In "The Common Good" Robert Reich argues that to save democratic institutions, America must restore its morality and rise above spreading individualism. He joins us to discuss how this transformation can happen amid such political divisiveness.

Guests:
Robert Reich, professor of public policy, UC Berkeley; former U.S. secretary of labor; author, "The Common Good"

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