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    • The Common Good

    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert B. Reich
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    Robert B. Reich makes a powerful case for the expansion of America’s moral imagination. Rooting his argument in common sense and everyday reality, he demonstrates that a common good constitutes the very essence of any society or nation. Societies, he says, undergo virtuous cycles that reinforce the common good as well as vicious cycles that undermine it, one of which America has been experiencing for the past five decades. This process can and must be reversed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Edifying

    • By Jean on 03-15-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Saving Capitalism

    • For the Many, Not the Few
    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert B. Reich
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,186

    In Saving Capitalism, Robert Reich reveals the entrenched cycles of power and influence that have damaged American capitalism, perpetuating a new oligarchy in which the 1 percent get ever richer and the rest - middle and working class alike - lose ever more economic agency, making for the greatest income inequality and wealth disparity since World War II.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A riveting economics book! Mind. Blown.

    • By Nothing really matters on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Beyond Outrage

    • What Has Gone Wrong with Our Economy and Our Democracy, and How to Fix Them
    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert B. Reich
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    Robert B. Reich urges Americans to get beyond mere outrage about the nation’s increasingly concentrated wealth and corrupt politics in order to mobilize and to take back our economy and democracy. Americans can’t rely only on getting good people elected, Reich argues, because nothing positive happens in Washington unless good people outside Washington are organized to help make those things happen after the election. But in order to be effectively mobilized, we need to see the big picture.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good, quick overview of our troubles

    • By Staceghost on 02-13-15
    • What Has Gone Wrong with Our Economy and Our Democracy, and How to Fix Them
    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert B. Reich
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 06-08-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 199 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Aftershock

    • The Next Economy and America’s Future
    • By: Robert Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert Reich
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 610
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 404

    The author of 12 acclaimed books, Robert B. Reich is a Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and has served in three national administrations. While many blamed Wall Street for the financial meltdown, Aftershock points a finger at a national economy in which wealth is increasingly concentrated at the top - and where a grasping middle class simply does not have the resources to remain viable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very plausible assessment of our economy

    • By Chris on 10-06-10
    • The Next Economy and America’s Future
    • By: Robert Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert Reich
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 09-21-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 610 ratings

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Supercapitalism

    • The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life
    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Since the 1970s, and notwithstanding three recessions, the U.S. economy has soared. American capitalism has been a triumph, and it has spread throughout the world. At the same time, argues the former U.S. secretary of labor, Robert B. Reich, the effectiveness of democracy in America has declined. It has grown less responsive to the citizenry, and people are feeling more and more helpless as a result.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Robert Reich for V.P. (of the U.S.)

    • By Kenneth on 11-07-07
    • The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life
    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 09-07-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 167 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Robert B. Reich in Conversation with R. Thomas Herman at 92nd Street Y

    • The New 'Super' Capitalism
    • By: Robert Reich
    • Narrated by: R. Thomas Herman
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Robert Reich, Bill Clinton's secretary of labor, is concerned that both corporations and consumers have focused so much on profit that they are losing sight of principle. He discusses the importance of moral stands in the world of high finance and investment with The Wall Street Journal's R. Thomas Herman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Time Invested

    • By Rhonda Hunt on 10-29-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Occupy Handbook

    • By: Janet Byrne (editor), Paul Krugman, Michael Lewis, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell, Worthen Worthen, Dikan Tulane
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Analyzing the movement's deep-seated origins in questions that the country has sought too long to ignore, some of the greatest economic minds and most incisive cultural commentators capture the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon in all its ragged glory. They give listeners an on-the-scene feel for the movement as it unfolds while exploring the heady growth of the protests, considering the lasting changes wrought, and recommending reform.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but uneven.

    • By David on 08-18-14

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Reason

    • Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America
    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert B. Reich
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    From Robert B. Reich, passionate believer in American democracy and public servant, Reason is a guide to confronting and derailing what he sees as the mounting threat to American liberty, prosperity, and security posed by the radical conservatives, Radcons as he calls them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reason

    • By Ron Green on 03-13-05
    • Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America
    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert B. Reich
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 03-04-05
    • 4 out of 5 stars 157 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Future of Success

    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Robert B. Reich
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The dizzying exuberance of the Internet-driven marketplace offers unprecedented opportunities and an ever-expanding choice of products and jobs. This is a boon to us as consumers, but it's wreaking havoc in the rest of our lives. Using examples from everyday life, Reich delineates what success is coming to mean in our time and suggests how we might create a more balanced society and more satisfying lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What you knew, but hadn’t articulated

    • By Kenneth on 03-14-06

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Rettet den Kapitalismus! Für alle, nicht für 1%

    • By: Robert B. Reich
    • Narrated by: Erich Wittenberg
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Der Kapitalismus zerstört sich selbst, wenn er auf den Profit der wenigen setzt, sagt Robert B. Reich, Ikone der amerikanischen Linken. Dabei geht es nicht um die Frage, ob wir mehr Markt oder mehr Staat brauchen, sondern wer welche Spielregeln setzt. Denn die Marktregeln, die sich eine Gesellschaft gibt, spiegeln, was sie für gut und fair hält. Amerika, das kurz vor der Präsidentschaftswahl steht, ist ein zweifelhaftes Vorbild.

    Regular price: $17.72