Marcus Goodman Raskin
April 30, 1934
|Died||December 24, 2017 (aged 83)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
University of Chicago (BA, JD)
|Occupation||social critic, political activist, author, philosopher|
|Known for||Institute for Policy Studies co-founder|
|Spouse(s)||Barbara Bellman (Divorced)|
|Children||4, including Jamie|
Marcus Goodman Raskin (April 30, 1934 – December 24, 2017) was an American social critic, political activist, author, and philosopher. He worked for progressive social change in the United States.
He was the co-founder, with Richard Barnet, of the progressive think tank, the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC. He was also a professor of public policy at George Washington University’s School of Public Policy and Public Administration.
References[change | change source]
- Matt Schudel. "Marcus Raskin, think tank founder who helped shape liberal ideas, dies at 83". Washington Post, December 26, 2017.