Paul Starr is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect, and professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University. A winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction and the Bancroft Prize in American history, he is the author of eight books, including Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies (Yale University Press, May 2019).
Bernie Sanders has proposed tax increases that ought to give Democrats pause, but hardly anyone is talking about them.Paul StarrApr 12, 2016
What would it take to get the “broken engine of progressive politics” working again?Paul StarrMar 29, 2016
A Trump campaign in the Democratic Party could also have created havoc—except for one thing.Paul StarrMar 17, 2016
Putting our nation's health care under federal control would create more problems than it would solve.Paul StarrFeb 29, 2016
How a disciplined and discriminating strategy can defeat ISIS and put the Syrian civil war on the path to a peace accord.Paul StarrFeb 22, 2016