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John R. MacArthur

John R. MacArthur

John R. MacArthur is the president and publisher of Harper’s Magazine. An award-winning journalist, he has previously written for the New York Times, United Press International, the Chicago Sun-Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Under his stewardship, Harper's has received eighteen National Magazine Awards, the industry's highest recognition. He is also the author of the acclaimed books "The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America: Or, Why a Progressive Presidency Is Impossible" (2012), "The Selling of Free Trade: NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy" (2001), and "Second Front: Censorship and Propaganda in the Gulf War" (2004). He lives in New York City.

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