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About Robert Kuttner


Robert Kuttner, cofounder and coeditor of The American Prospect, is a featured columnist for Huffington Post and former columnist for Business Week and the Boston Globe. He holds the Ida and Meyer Kirstein Chair at Brandeis University, and lives in Boston.

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About Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?


In the past few decades, the wages of most workers have stagnated, even as productivity increased. Social supports have been cut, while corporations have achieved record profits. Downward mobility has produced political backlash.

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Trump’s Full-Blown Trade War

It’s one thing for Trump to demonize Mexicans. Disgracefully, that’s popular with his base, and it also confuses some of the progressive community, because NAFTA really does need to be renegotiated.

It’s quite something else to invite retaliation from China with a tit-for-tat tariff war that could be devastating for American farm exports (in mostly Republican […]

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News & Events


Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism was published in April 2018!

Next event:

Monday, July 23, 2018, 7 PM: Bob Kuttner speaks at the Wellfleet, MA Public Library

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Speaking


Bob is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Bannon, Trump, and White Nationalism
  • The Path to Universal Health Care
  • The China Playbook for US Business
  • Are Robots Destined to Destroy Jobs?
  • Globalization and the Populist Backlash
  • The Progressive Future and the Democratic Party
  • The Political Economy of the 2020 Elections
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