Laura Gottesdiener: Two Detroits, Separate and UnequalNovember 2014
A journey across a city divided.
Robert Reich: Why Ordinary People Bear Economic Risks and Donald Trump Doesn’tSeptember 2014
In America, people with lots of money can easily avoid the consequences of bad bets and big losses by cashing out at the first sign of trouble.
Robert Reich: The Bankruptcy of Detroit and the Division of AmericaSeptember 2014
Buried within the bankruptcy of Detroit is a fundamental political and moral question.
Robert Reich: Detroit and the Bankruptcy of America’s Social ContractJuly 2013
A city’s downfall highlights the unprecedented income segregation that exists in the U.S. today.