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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

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Commentary: Health, work and lies Commentary: Health, work and lies
10 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Wednesday, Douglas Elmendorf, the director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, said the obvious: losing your job and choosing to work less aren’t the same thing. If you lose your job, you suffer immense personal and financial hardship. [Read More]
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Commentary: Delusions of failure Commentary: Delusions of failure
11 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The Republican response to the State of the Union address was delivered by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. — and it was remarkable for its lack of content. [Read More]
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Commentary: Talking about troubled Turkey Commentary: Talking about troubled Turkey
11 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
OK, who ordered that? With everything else going on, the last thing we needed was a new economic crisis in a country already racked by political turmoil. True, the direct global spillovers from Turkey, with its Los Angeles-sized economy, won’t be large. [Read More]
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Commentary: The populist imperative Commentary: The populist imperative
12 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
“The outstanding faults of the economic society in which we live are its failure to provide for full employment and its arbitrary and inequitable distribution of wealth and incomes.” [Read More]
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Commentary: America's undeserving rich Commentary: America's undeserving rich
13 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The reality of rising American inequality is stark. Since the late 1970s real wages for the bottom half of the workforce have stagnated or fallen, while the incomes of the top 1 percent have nearly quadrupled (and the incomes of the top 0.1 percent have risen even more). [Read More]
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Commentary: Scandal in France Commentary: Scandal in France
13 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
I haven’t paid much attention to Francois Hollande, the president of France, since it became clear that he wasn’t going to break with Europe’s destructive, austerity-minded policy orthodoxy. But now he has done something truly scandalous. [Read More]
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Commentary: Enemies of the poor Commentary: Enemies of the poor
14 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Suddenly it’s OK, even mandatory, for politicians with national ambitions to talk about helping the poor. This is easy for Democrats, who can go back to being the party of FDR and LBJ. [Read More]
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Commentary: The war over poverty Commentary: The war over poverty
14 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Fifty years have passed since Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. And a funny thing happened on the way to this anniversary. [Read More]
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Commentary: Our fiscal fever finally breaks Commentary: Our fiscal fever finally breaks
16 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
In 2012, President Barack Obama, ever hopeful that reason will prevail, predicted that his re-election would finally break the GOP’s “fever.” It didn’t. [Read More]
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Commentary: The fear economy Commentary: The fear economy
16 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
More than 1 million unemployed Americans are about to get the cruelest of Christmas “gifts.” [Read More]
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