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Paulson and Bernanke's Bailout "Blunders" - Robert Reich

Complete video at: Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and U.C. - Berkeley Professor of Public Policy, attacks Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for "colossal political blunders" when making the case for the Federal "bailout" of Wall Street. ----- Robert Reich is one of America's most respected economic and political thinkers, as well as a distinguished public servant in three national administrations. As the nation's 22nd Secretary of Labor, he implemented the Family and Medical Leave Act, led a national fight against sweatshops in the and illegal child labor around the world, and headed a successful effort to raise the minimum wage. Concerned with the transformation of business and democracy, Robert Reich joins the Council for a discussion on the future course of global capitalism and its impact on democratic decision making - World Affairs Council of Northern California Robert Reich is professor of public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. He served in three national administrations; his articles appear frequently in The New York Times and The Washington Post, and he is a commentator for American Public Media's Marketplace, heard on NPR.
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