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Robert Kuttner

Robert Kuttner

Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect magazine, as well as a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the think tank Demos. He was a longtime columnist for Business Week, and continues to write columns in the Boston Globe and Huffington Post. He is the author of A Presidency in Peril: The Inside Story of Obama's Promise, Wall Street's Power, and the Struggle to Control our Economic Future, Obama's Challenge, and other books.

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There’s a Reason Populists Like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Are Gaining on Joe Biden

The problem with a centrist politics of returning America to "normal," as Biden commends, is that normal meant a four-decades slide in the living standards for most Americans. That brand of normal brought us Donald Trump.

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At Last, Legislation to Stop Private Equity Abuses

The bill to break the back of the worst thieves on Wall Street is sponsored by—no surprise—Elizabeth Warren

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Elizabeth Warren Presents Unparalleled Plan to Bolster American Workers and Manufacturing

The Massachusetts senator presents by far the most serious proposal to bolster American industry. 

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Those Boeing Crashes and Donald Trump

It would be convenient to blame Trump’s deregulation. But the regulatory failure that ended in two tragic crashes was all too bipartisan

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How a Progressive Message Won House Seats

Advocating policies like Medicare-for-all, a significant expansion of Medicare, or a buy-in at age 55, Dems won in heavily blue and red districts

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History’s Most Incompetent Demagogue

A competent Trump could have done lots more damage. His Europe trip was a full-blown political disaster

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Trump’s Impotent Rage

The window for firing Rosenstein or Mueller, and getting away with it, has closed.

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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

When politics fails to serve working people, the far right fills the vacuum.

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