Bob Herbert

Bob Herbert appears in the following:

Why 'Working Hard Has Never Been Enough' for a Black Middle Class

Monday, March 06, 2017

A new documentary takes a look at why merit has never been enough for Black Americans to flourish in the Middle Class.

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Who the Great Recession Left Behind

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert traveled across the country to report on Americans struggling in an economy that hasn't fully recovered from the economic downturn.

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Lessons For London From Newark

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

In 1967, police arrested an African-American cab driver in Newark, N.J. setting off six days of rioting. Last week, the police fatally shot black Briton Mark Duggan; an event that many are calling the spark that ignited four days (to date) of rioting in the U.K. But do the similarities end there? Many would argue that the underlying causes of the 1967 Newark riots — rampant joblessness, alienation and racial disparity — are the same as those that incited riots in the U.K. this week, as well as the riots that overtook America's cities in the late 1960's.

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Cadillac Tax

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

New York Times columnist Bob Herbert says there's a hidden agenda in the Senate's plan to tax "Cadillac" health insurance plans.

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Making a List

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

The TSA has adopted a policy that will closely screen airline passengers from 14 countries. How do New Yorkers from those countries feel about the new measures? And Princeton professor Julian Zelizer offers some perspective - his new book looks at the history of US national security. Plus: NYT columnist ...

Learning from Katrina

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Margaret Crocco, professor of social studies and education at Teachers College, Columbia University and Bob Herbert, New York Times columnist and author of Promises Betrayed: Waking up from the American Dream, (Times Books, 2005) explain how they use the Hurricane Katrina aftermath to teach about race and class in the ...

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