Robert Reich: ‘This Is A Human Tragedy That Is Unfolding’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

Robert Reich: ‘This Is A Human Tragedy That Is Unfolding’ | The Last Word | MSNBC 1

Robert Reich tells Ali Velshi that the U.S. is experiencing the “worst unemployment crisis” since the Great Depression as new jobless claims continue to rise and millions of Americans have fallen into poverty, adding that Congress needs to act now to help struggling families get “disaster relief so that they can actually survive over the next several months.” Aired on 12/17/2020.
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64 Comments on "Robert Reich: ‘This Is A Human Tragedy That Is Unfolding’ | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. Why don’t Americans have affordable healthcare, education and housing like they did in 1950s ?

  2. As America goes hungry, Moscow Mitch continues to appoint judges

    • Sanusie Barrie | December 18, 2020 at 1:07 AM | Reply

      The devil only care about judges

    • NB: Over 25% of all federal judges, including appeals court judges, have been nominated by Trump and confirmed by Moscow Mitch in the last 4 years.

    • Bejing Biden approves this message

    • In Hitler’s plan Ost, the destruction of the Soviet (Russian) science, industries and education was called “Perestroika (re-building in a different way)”. Gorbachev used exactly the same word to name the orchestrated by him process of destruction of the Soviet and Russian science, industries and education. He brought West and East Germanys together and turned the control over Eastern Europe into the hands of German government. Gorbachev then permanently moved to Germany where he received – as a gift from Germans – a multi-million dollars mansion and the title of the Best German Ever. For the last 20 years in Russia, more than 70 thousand industrial plants and factories have been closed and destroyed and half of schools, clinics and hospitals closed as well. Tens of millions of Russians live in extreme poverty and millions of Russians have died because of poverty and lack of medical services. At the same time, the natural resources of Russia are extracted and transferred to Germany. And all this takes place EXACTLY AS IT WAS PLANNED IN HITLER’S PLAN OST.

      Trump’s biggest creditor is Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank has lent billions of dollars to the Trump and Kushner companies. The nature of the transactions was not clear. At least some of them involved money flowing back and forth with overseas entities or individuals, which bank employees considered suspicious.
      In a 1990 interview, Trump admitted to owning Nazi leader’s ‘Mein Kampf.’ A 1990 Vanity Fair article about Trump stated that Mr Trump’s then wife Ivana, said her husband owned a copy of “My New Order” – a printed collection of the Nazi leader’s speeches. Marie Brenner, the article’s author, wrote: “Ivana Trump told her lawyer Michael Kennedy that from time to time her husband reads a book of Hitler’s collected speeches, ‘My New Order’, which he keeps in a cabinet by his bed.
      And – surprise! – Trump ordered several thousand American troops to permanently leave Germany.
      Germany and its German Reich-the EU will become even more influential as the US loses to COVID-19 while the EU is doing better during the pandemic.
      Today, when one stops listening to the mainstream propaganda in both the US and Russia, one can realize that the German Fourth Reich is continuously growing its power, and “magically” whatever some politicians of the US and Russia did and do, it helps this process.

      Smart people make conclusions from this. Stupid people continue listen to German propaganda about Russian threat and American threat.

      Meanwhile, Hitler’s dreams are coming true!

  3. Human sacrifices and human rights abuses. WTF America

    • Still a month of death until facing the numbers. Then and only then can we START to do something, like wearing a mask…such a huuuge sacrifice compared with a slow painful death. A tough choice for maga’ts, not for me. I am retired and ISOLATED from them and safe, thank you.

    • @James Fox don’t pretend masks work! iso is the ONLY effective option! People need to be paid to stay home! & I hope you disinfect all your food when the delivery arrives! If not, then you’re not isolated from them are you! They’re touching their masks to get virus on their hands, then touching your food!

  4. The leaders, I use that term loosely, are never going to “get it” unless there is an uprising by the American people!! I truly hope it does not come to that!

    • It will have to. “They” have been ruling us way too long. JFK MLK were the beginning , that I know of. It’s taken me decades to get the scales off my eyes. Shame on them, shame on me most of all. Funny though, I wouldn’t want to be “them”. They’ve sold everything worth having, long ago. Just saying, I couldn’t stand myself if I were a billionaire and didn’t do my best to help others. Idk how they keep doing what they’re doing. Guess I’m not psychopathic. So, psychopaths are truly leading our country? What do you think we should do about that? Hmmm

    • Red blue all of you want the same thing…equality and power to the people..you are letting the wealthy control ALL OF YOU

  5. Hemi Pinto-Jayawardana | December 18, 2020 at 12:35 AM | Reply

    My question is why did 70+ million people vote for the GOP and Trump knowing what they are going through!!!

    • @April Devine I think you’ve hit the nail on the head. The misinformation from that venue is notorious!! The support of that misinformation comes from the GOP and Evangelicals as a group who tolerates the spread of the misinformation. Those who believe the spiel are living in a bubble

    • Niels Pemberton | December 18, 2020 at 12:44 PM | Reply

      @April Devine What ARE THOSE ARROGANT AUSSIE FOREIGNERS doing in America ? Away and OUT with them !!

    • Because they’re a brain washed cult.

    • @Don Shults There are a lot of republicans that voted for Democrat for the first time in their lives in this election because they realised that Trump lied and was doing the country over… There are many more… They aren’t republicans… they are Trumpers who believe every single word he utters… and those mega churches and news outlets that share the Trump mis-information and also QAnon should be all charged with sedition… The Trumpers really believe in what Trump is saying… They believe him to be the Saviour of the World… As quoted from QAnon

    • Because you have an educational deficit. You need to lift standards right across the board.

  6. We want them infected…

  7. Michael Gabriel | December 18, 2020 at 12:39 AM | Reply

    Why is one man allowed to inflict suffering on so many? Mitch McConnell

  8. We are NOT rich. The country is broke and hopelessly in debt, and most of us are scraping to get by. The USA is just the nominal residence of billionaires who keep their money in swiss bank accounts.

  9. It’s not a rich country if most of the wealth is in a small minorities hands.

  10. Why would the GOP care about poor people? Seriously, they never have. The GOP always makes America Great for billionaires.

    • @Berlinfrance MCconnon He’s a cult 45 liar.

    • Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s my parents were always talking about how Republicans care only for the rich ,not the working class people and still true today!

    • Berlinfrance MCconnon | December 18, 2020 at 4:26 PM | Reply

      @Herb Thymebaum Trump could have had a chance if he had not screwed up things after the virus hit us, I thought, but then, everything spiraled out of the control and all Trump’s wrongdoings came to light.
      In the story of our country, I can say that there has never been a president who was a compulsive liar like Trump.
      Real leaders are known when they’re faced with adversities but Mr Trump behaves more like a spoiled child.
      The worst thing about Trump is that as he himself said, “I dont take responsibility”.
      I had never seen a president who doesn’t take responsibility, and that for itself is more than enough to expose him as unfit for the job!

    • Berlinfrance MCconnon | December 18, 2020 at 5:35 PM | Reply

      @Herb Thymebaum yeah, but nobody did worse than Mr Trump while consciously downplaying the severity of this virus.
      We surpassed 300.000 deaths simply because Mr Trump didn’t want to cause any panic, oh yeah,but people failed to see he was referring to the stock market, right?
      It’s easy to see that Trump sees people as disposable insects, by the way, he even suggested people to inject themselves with disinfectants, remember that?
      Trump took the hoax route and engaged in widespread misinformation.
      Trump hired a guy who had no expertise in virus, a radiologist, lol!…then decided to listen to that guy’s advice over Dr Fauci, who is a renowned specialist in that field!
      Promoted super-spread events in which insanely promoted his baseless herd immunity theories!
      Don’t forget that MrTrump poses a real threat to our national security because despite his deficiency to absorb and retain information, he still holds high-level security information.
      But well, the only thing Trump’s supporters insist on bragging about is that the economy was doing better than it was back then in Obama’s administration.
      That’s sad!

    • Berlinfrance MCconnon | December 18, 2020 at 7:42 PM | Reply

      @Herb Thymebaum it is funny to hear you say that.
      I believe you might not be very familiar with the United States either.
      Why on Earth Mr Trump and his cronies insisted so vehemently in interfering with the way the states handled their elections!
      Those baseless widespread vote fraud fell flat when they were brought up to the supreme court.
      As you put it, it falls to each state governors to handle that, right?
      How convenient of you!

  11. Zachary Collins | December 18, 2020 at 12:57 AM | Reply

    America’s the richest, most prosperous country in history? Hmm… Been here 7 generations and I never would have guessed.

  12. Lincoln. ” A Nation can not stand when it is at odds with itself.”

  13. I’ve detected a common thread shared by most republicans.
    It’s a mixture of stupidity and simply not caring about anyone but themselves.

  14. If you haven’t noticed, Republicans are currently on a killing spree.

  15. Lisa Loves Tribbles | December 18, 2020 at 3:26 AM | Reply

    Is Pence heading to the Middle East to sell off the 30% of the Covid vaccines Trump stole from Americans?

  16. WE NEED THOSE SURVIVAL CHECKS & MEDICARE FOR ALL !

  17. I’m living his horror story now. The Feds cut my unemployment benefits a month ago, with money still in my claim. No reason. WTF?

  18. Robert Reich is right as rain.
    We’re hurting, government!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  19. Please quit saying we “the richest country in the world”.

  20. When people are using Credit Cards for a living. They’re not in the richest country in the World, they got it upside down,

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