Commonwealth National Podcast

Robert Reich-America’s Economy and the Road Ahead


Robert Reich, Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Author, Aftershock

When the nation’s economy foundered in 2008, blame was almost universally directed at Wall Street, but celebrated economic policymaker and political theorist Reich suggests a different reason for the meltdown and describes a potentially treacherous road ahead. Reich explores a blueprint for lastingly improving our economy.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on September 28, 2010