Media Matters

Robert Kuttner, editor-in-chief of The American Prospect


This week our guest is Robert Kuttner. Kuttner is the co-founder and current editor-in-chief of The American Prospect. He writes regularly for the magazine on political and economic issues. He is the author of the newly released book The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity (Knopf, November 2007).

Kuttner is also the author of six previous books: Everything for Sale: The Virtues and Limits of Markets (1997); The End of Laissez- Faire (1991); The Life of the Party (1987); The Economic Illusion (1984); Revolt of the Haves (1980); and Family Re-union (2002), co- authored with his late wife, Sharland Trotter. His syndicated weekly editorial column originates in The Boston Globe and appears Mondays on the Prospect website.