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).
Protecting democracy from oligarchic dominance is, once again, a central imperative of American politics.Paul StarrApr 29, 2015
Twenty-five years later, the world has changed in crucial ways that factor into our thinking.Paul Starr AND Robert KuttnerApr 27, 2015
The mass exodus from the storied magazine was not the result of disagreements about the value of new technology.Paul StarrFeb 05, 2015
The country is stuck but it is not stationary. Some things are changing—just not at the federal level.Paul StarrNov 03, 2014