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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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Latest Blog Post


Make America Great Again—Progressive Variant

So let’s take Trump at his word and make America great again. A good place to start would be by repealing the $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for the rich and investing that money in America. Like in a serious infrastructure program.

That would provide tangible benefits that would help real people. It would create lots […]

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Articles


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Omaba’s Obama (Harper’s Magazine)

News & Events


Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism will be published April 2018!

Next event:
Friday, April 6, 2018
, Harvard Center for European Studies (More information)

Thursday, April 12, 2018, Harvard Bookstore with WBUR, at Cambridge 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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