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, and senior fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He has served in three national… More about Robert B. Reich
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Published by Vintage Apr 10, 2013| 256 Pages| ISBN 9780307830623
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— "Robert Reich’s agenda remains…a vigorous and welcome redefinition of modern liberalism. He seeks nothing less than a redefinition of our national myths in ways which make sense in the current world. The reigning myths of the Reagan era lie in shambles after his searching probe" — Commonweal — "Mr. Reich’s work is more than a broadside against liberal fiddlers. It is also a bold attempt to understand the basic cultural myths that determine how policy makers weave their individual programs into a ‘story’ that resonates with voters"
— Wall Street Journal — "Reich’s analysis, driven by the specific sources of our competitive disadvantage relative to the Japanese, is quite original….Reich’s imagery is frighteningly on the mark. He asks us, correctly, I think, to consider a new intellectual and emotional framework for everything from interpersonal to economic to security dealings….His shift of the debate beyond quick-fix management devices and annual policy choices is path-breaking" — Washington Monthly — "An elegantly written exposition and critique of contemporary American political mythology and a fervent plea for a new one" — Village Voice — "His insights…are critically relevant to the debate over competitiveness. Reich’s diagnosis is compelling" — Business Week — "Searching, literate and intelligent … I recommend this book to everyone interested in the ideas that shape our country’s political life." — Mario Cuomo