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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: The big green test Commentary: The big green test
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Sunday Henry Paulson, the former Treasury secretary and a lifelong Republican, had an op-ed article about climate policy in The New York Times. In the article, he declared that man-made climate change is “the challenge of our time,” and called for a national tax on carbon emissions to encoura [Read More]
Commentary: VA health care and zombies Commentary: VA health care and zombies
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
You’ve surely heard about the scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs. A number of veterans found themselves waiting a long time for care, some of them died before they were seen, and some of the agency’s employees falsified records to cover up the extent of the problem. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama's record: Yes, he could Commentary: Obama's record: Yes, he could
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Several times in recent weeks I’ve found myself in conversations with liberals who shake their heads sadly and express their disappointment with President Barack Obama. Why? I suspect that they’re being influenced, often without realizing it, by the prevailing media narrative. [Read More]
Commentary: The fix isn't in anymore Commentary: The fix isn't in anymore
7 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
How big a deal is the surprise primary defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor, the House majority leader? Very. [Read More]
Commentary: Interests, ideology and climate Commentary: Interests, ideology and climate
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There are three things we know about man-made global warming. First, the consequences will be terrible if we don’t take quick action to limit carbon emissions. [Read More]
Commentary: The climate domino Commentary: The climate domino
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Maybe it’s me, but the predictable right-wing cries of outrage over the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules on carbon seem oddly muted and unfocused. I mean, these are the people who managed to create national outrage over nonexistent death panels. [Read More]
Commentary: On inequality denial Commentary: On inequality denial
8 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
A while back I published an article titled “The Rich, the Right, and the Facts,” in which I described politically motivated efforts to deny the obvious — the sharp rise in U.S. inequality, especially at the very top of the income scale. [Read More]
Commentary: Cutting back on carbon Commentary: Cutting back on carbon
9 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This week the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce new rules designed to limit global warming. Although we don’t know the details yet, anti-environmental groups are already predicting vast costs and economic doom. Don’t believe them. [Read More]
Commentary: Secret success in Europe Commentary: Secret success in Europe
9 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
SINTRA, Portugal — I’ll am spending a couple of days at a forum sponsored by the European Central Bank whose de facto topic — whatever it may say on the program — will be the destructive monetary muddle caused by the Continent’s premature adoption of a single currency. [Read More]
Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats
10 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
A century ago, Europe tore itself apart in what was, for a time, known as the Great War — four years of death and destruction on an unprecedented scale. Later, of course, the conflict was renamed World War I — because a quarter-century later Europe did it all over again. [Read More]
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