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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Build roads we won't Commentary: Build roads we won't
11 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
You often find people talking about our economic difficulties as if they were complicated and mysterious, with no obvious solution. As the economist Dean Baker recently pointed out, nothing could be further from the truth. [Read More]
Commentary: Charlatans, cranks and Kansas Commentary: Charlatans, cranks and Kansas
11 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Two years ago Kansas embarked on a remarkable fiscal experiment: It sharply slashed income taxes without any clear idea of what would replace the lost revenue. [Read More]
COMMENTARY: The incompetence dogma of right COMMENTARY: The incompetence dogma of right
12 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Have you been following the news about Obamacare? The Affordable Care Act has receded from the front page, but information about how it’s going keeps coming in — and almost all the news is good. [Read More]
Commentary: The big green test Commentary: The big green test
12 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
13 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
13 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
14 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
14 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
15 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
15 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]
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