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About Robert Kuttner


Robert Kuttner, cofounder and coeditor of The American Prospect and former columnist for both 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  The Stakes 2020


The 2020 presidential election will determine the very survival of American democracy. The Stakes explains how the failure of the economy to serve ordinary Americans opened the door to a demagogic president, and how democracy can still be taken back from Donald Trump.

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Latest Blog Post


Will Trump Get Away With This?

So far, Iran’s response has been pretty feeble. And since Trump doesn’t do restraint, the Iranian leadership is coming under international pressure to display restraint.

Iran seems to be seeking proportional forms of retaliation that don’t produce counter-retaliation by Trump. So far, the Iranians haven’t found anything that quite threads this needle. Score one for […]

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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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