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).
Frustration is driving voters on both sides of the partisan divide toward radical make-believePaul StarrOct 05, 2015
Whether it's corporate crime, police homicide, or sexual assault, the issue is the same: Does the law apply to everyone?Paul StarrJul 24, 2015
Remembering the public servant and liberal intellectualPaul StarrJul 20, 2015
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