And to the places across America where those who are the objects of this drama are simply trying to get by--assembly lines, sweatshops, union halls, the main streets of small towns and the tough streets of central cities. I acknowledge that some people may not agree with his political stance, but I think everyone can appreciate other aspects of his story. We find the true reasons why summer youth funding was wiped out a couple years ago. Reich's tale, is not much in evidence. Here is Reich--determined to work for a more just society, laboring in a capital obsessed with exorcising the deficit and keeping Wall Street happy--learning that Washington is not only altogether different from the world of ordinary citizens but ultimately, and more importantly, exactly like it: a world in which Murphy's Law reigns alongside the powerful and the privileged, but where hope amazingly persists. Locked in the Cabinet is an intimate odyssey involving a memorable cast--a friend who is elected President of the United States, only to discover the limits of power; Alan Greenspan, who is the most powerful man in America; and Newt Gingrich, who tries to be.
Knowing that they knew full well the problems in income inequality, public utilities, and education, and that they simply ignored them a too difficult. He is ruefully funny about Washington, even more so about himself. Reich is serves as a liberal person because he has made the campaigns of Clinton to be successful while providing a large number of Americans to attain good jobs. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Reich, is a member of one of Washington's two real political parties, the ''Save the Jobs'' party, which wants to hang on to the status quo.
Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1998. I consider it an on-par accomplishment. Robert Bernard Reich is an American politician, academic, and political commentator. I completed my Metal Model Maker apprenticeship in 1995 and keep my Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship framed in my office, next to my degrees. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. They're back in Obama's administration: Rubin, Summers, vomit.
A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Robert Reich's unique perspective as Secretary of Labor, presidential advisor, and long-running observer of American economics and politics makes this bestselling memoir an intimate, funny, and sobering portrait of government at its highest levels, an unflinching document of expedience and courage, rampant cynicism and genuine although often wavering idealism. So, my opinion of the book tends to suffer. The worst is a punitive tax on businesses that fail to exercise ''corporate responsibility'' by more equably sharing their profits with workers. Robert Reich was the Secretary of Labor during President Clinton's first term, and was also probably the most liberal member of Clinton's staff. During his tenure Locked in the Cabinet as Secretary Of Labor with Bill Clinton 1993-97, college chums Bob and Bill went to Washington with little understanding of I only give him four stars because it's so awfully painful to read how he identified the slippery slope of creeping military-corporatism as one of many strangleholds coming on.
Honest in his assessment of his own work and those around him; amusing in his ability to craft an anecdote that's as funny as it is informative; and clear in the way the author can boil make clear his view on complex topics. In this account, Reich recalls the early days of his tenure as head of the labor department after the swearing in of Bill Clinton in January 1993. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. And it is also an odyssey for Reich's wife and two young sons, who learn to tolerate their own cabinet member but not to abide Washington. Robert Reich was the Secretary of Labor under the first Clinton term. Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor during the first Clinton administration, narrates his memoirs of his tenure in Washington.
Then everyone was mad at him for costing peoples jobs. He is currently a professor at the Un Robert Bernard Reich is an American politician, academic, and political commentator. Locked in the Cabinet is an intimate odyssey involving a memorable cast--a friend who is elected President of the United States, only to discover the limits of power; Alan Greenspan, who is the most powerful man in America; and Newt Gingrich, who tries to be. There are triumphs here to fill a lifetime, and frustrations to fill two more. The book is unafraid to make fun of his own shortcomings, but this provides the author with the ability to take real jabs at friends and foes alike. Giving to the rich and taking from the poor began openly in U S government only ten years after Nixon left the White House.
For example, he seems to take great pleasure in criticizing Alan Greenspan. He introduces us to the career bureaucrats who make Washington run and the politicians who, on occasion, make it stop; to business tycoons and labor leaders who clash by day and party together by night; to a president who wants to change America and his opponents on both the left and the right who want to keep it as it is or return it to where it used to be. This introduction sets the stage for much of what happens in this light-hearted and surprisingly funny political memoir. You don't have to care about Robert Reich. If you have any interest in the way things do or don't get done in D.
And particularity interesting for me since I work with the programs he oversaw. Bob Reich is actually a really funny guy and he's a really smart guy. Reich has a kind of endearing vulnerability. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Brand neu, in einwandfreiem Zustand.