Robert Reich: America Has A Martin Shrekli Problem

This article first appeared on RobertReich.org. On Friday (March 9), Martin Shkreli was sentenced to seven years in prison. What, if anything, does Shkreli’s downfall tell us about modern America? Shkreli’s early life exemplified the rags-to-riches American success story. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, in April 1983, to parents who immigrated from Albania and…