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).
American democracy faces the risk of systemic harm in 2016.Paul StarrOct 18, 2016
She’s had so much to say on so many issues that voters may not know what she wants to accomplish.Paul StarrJun 20, 2016
We already had reasons to worry about democracy. Now we have one more.Paul StarrMay 04, 2016
Bernie Sanders has proposed tax increases that ought to give Democrats pause, but hardly anyone is talking about them.Paul StarrApr 12, 2016
What would it take to get the “broken engine of progressive politics” working again?Paul StarrMar 29, 2016