Sunday, February 14, 2016

Robert Reich: A Huge Slice of the Democratic Establishment Wants to Play It Safe at a Time When Millions Are Desperate

"Some establishment Democrats ... have grown comfortable with the way things are. They’d rather not rock the boat they’re safely in."

By Robert Reich / Robert Reich's Blog

Instead of “Yes we can,” many Democrats have adopted a new slogan this election year: “We shouldn’t even try.”

We shouldn’t try for single-payer system, they say. We’ll be lucky if we prevent Republicans from repealing Obamacare.

We shouldn’t try for a $15 an hour minimum wage. The best we can do is $12 an hour.

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