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 echoes can still be heard today of what happened on the Columbia University campus 50 years ago this month.Paul StarrApr 19, 2018
This is American democracy's stress test. We have only limited time to pass it.Paul StarrMar 22, 2018
Looking beyond Trump, Democrats ought to focus on opening Medicare to people at age 50 and capping excessive health-care prices.Paul StarrJan 04, 2018
Why the country needs a Democratic party that knows it needs white working-class votersPaul StarrNov 01, 2017
To avoid impeachment, the president has no real choice but to do their bidding.Paul StarrJun 09, 2017