Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect and professor at Brandeis University’s Heller School.
He is an author of twelve books and his latest book is called The Stakes: 2020 and the Survival of American Democracy. He was a founder of the Economic Policy Institute and serves on its Board and Executive Committee.
His previous positions have included national staff writer and columnist on The Washington Post, chief investigator of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, executive director of President Carter’s National Commission on Neighborhoods, and economics editor of The New Republic.
In this conversation, we discuss:
President Biden’s 100 day speech to Congress;
His article Making Industrial Policy Work;
How FDR used the Federal Reserve in the original New Deal based on Robert’s keynote event with the Living New Deal titled From the Original New Deal to the Green New Deal; and
The need to democratize the Federal Reserve Regional Banks and rein in Wall Street.
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