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Robert Kuttner

The American Prospect
Co-Founder & Co-Editor

Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect magazine and professor of social policy at Brandeis University’s Heller School. He was a longtime columnist for Business Week, and continues to write columns for Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times international edition. He was a founder of the Economic Policy Institute and serves on its board and executive committee.

Bob is author of ten books, most recently Debtors’ Prison: The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility (2013). His other books include the 2008 New York Times bestseller, Obama's Challenge: American's Economic Crisis and the Power of a Transformative Presidency.  His best-known earlier book is Everything for Sale: the Virtues and Limits of Markets (1997), which received a page one review in the New York Times Book Review. His other books on economics and politics include: The Squandering of America (2007), The End of Laissez-Faire (1991); The Life of the Party (1987); The Economic Illusion (1984); Revolt of the Haves (1980). He has begun work on a new book, Capitalism, Globalism and Democracy. Bob also writes for numerous national publications.