Paul Starr is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect, and professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University. A winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction and the Bancroft Prize in American history, he is the author of eight books, including Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies (Yale University Press, May 2019).
The Constitution did not omit limits on taxes and borrowing because of an oversight.Paul StarrJul 19, 2011
As the GOP presidential field shapes up, it's become clear that any moderate restraints on the party are now gone.Paul StarrMay 10, 2011
The nuclear disaster in Japan might show the safety risks of nuclear energy, but the costs don't stop there.Paul StarrApr 04, 2011
The recession will take its biggest toll on the states this year. We could fix that.Paul StarrFeb 07, 2011