Robert Reich explains why you won't get rich

The former labor secretary says Washington's fiscal priorities are dangerously out of whack


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Alex Halperin
March 10, 2013 7:01PM (UTC)

Former labor secretary Robert Reich says, "The idea that most Americans have been living beyond their means is pure fantasy perpetrated by a small minority at the top whose means have gone through the stratosphere."


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