Articles by: New Mexico TribuneRobert Reich
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The world according to Trump

June 4, 2017 11:34 pm
The world according to Trump

To Donald Trump, the world is made up of only two sorts of people, or nations: strong winners whom others respect and fear, and weak losers whom others exploit and laugh at. There is no other alternative. “At what point does America get demeaned? At what point do they start […]

The Art of the Trump-Putin Deal

June 2, 2017 11:27 pm
The Art of the Trump-Putin Deal

Say you’re Vladimir Putin, and you did a deal with Trump last year. I’m not suggesting there was any such deal, mind you. But if you are Putin and you did do a deal, what did Trump agree to do? 1.  Repudiate NATO. NATO is the biggest thorn in your side […]

UNM Athletic Director resigns

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UNM Athletic Director resigns

One of New Mexico’s highest paid state employees announced his resignation on Friday, amid a State Auditor investigation into spending public money on a golf trip to Scotland in 2015. Krebs retirement as vice president of was retirement formally accepted late Thursday by UNM Interim President Chaouki Abdallah, according to […]

Voucher Program Helps Well-Off Vermonters Pay for Prep School at Public Expense

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Brattleboro Union, a public high school in Vermont, competes with private schools for voucher students from nearby "choice" towns. (Caleb Kenna for ProPublica)

A self-made Vermonter, Glenn Bowman has sent both his children to out-of-state prep schools. His son plays lacrosse and football at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and his daughter studied advanced dance at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. As the owner of a successful soapstone company that’s been featured on […]

Array, Affordable Solar to provide Solar Trackers for Facebook facility

June 1, 2017 2:35 pm
Array, Affordable Solar to provide Solar Trackers for Facebook facility

Locally headquartered Array Technologies, an Albuquerque-based manufacturer of the tracking systems that allow the solar modules to follow the sun throughout the day, announced this week that it will partner with Affordable Solar to install trackers at Facebook’s upcoming data center located in Los Lunas, New Mexico. Array Technologies is […]

7 Reasons Why Trump’s Corporate Tax Cut is Completely Nuts

May 31, 2017 11:21 pm
7 Reasons Why Trump’s Corporate Tax Cut is Completely Nuts

Donald Trump wants to cut the corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, in order to “make the United States more competitive.” This is nonsense, for 7 reasons: 1. Profitable U.S. corporations already pay on average of only 14% according to the Government Accountability Office. That’s less […]

Trump’s Rollback of Civil Rights

May 30, 2017 11:19 pm
Trump’s Rollback of Civil Rights

rump’s budget isn’t just about massive tax cuts for rich and major cuts in assistance for the poor. He also wants to roll back civil rights. Under his proposed budget: 1. The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice – which  has long investigated hate crimes, voter suppression, and […]