Robert Kuttner says Obama ought to double the stimulus package. Speaking to Obama’s economic team, Kuttner says the people the U.S. President has surrounded himself with are not ready to accept radical solutions to a radical crisis.

Robert Kuttner

Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect, and professor at Brandeis University's Heller School. His latest book is Debtors' Prison: The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility. He writes columns for The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe and the New York Times international edition.