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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Health care horror hooey Commentary: Health care horror hooey
25 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Remember the “death tax”? The estate tax is quite literally a millionaire’s tax — a tax that affects only a tiny minority of the population, and is mostly paid by a handful of very wealthy heirs. [Read More]
Commentary: The stimulus tragedy
26 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Five years have passed since President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — the “stimulus” — into law. With the passage of time, it has become clear that the act did a vast amount of good. [Read More]
Commentary: The barons of broadband Commentary: The barons of broadband
26 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Last week’s big business news was the announcement that Comcast, a gigantic provider of cable TV and high-speed Internet service, has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner, which is merely huge. [Read More]
Commentary: Inequality, dignity and freedom Commentary: Inequality, dignity and freedom
27 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Now that the Congressional Budget Office has explicitly denied saying that Obamacare destroys jobs, some (though by no means all) Republicans have stopped lying about that issue and turned to a different argument. [Read More]
Commentary: Writing off the unemployed Commentary: Writing off the unemployed
27 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Back in 1987 my Princeton colleague Alan Blinder published a very good book titled “Hard Heads, Soft Hearts.” [Read More]
Commentary: Health, work and lies Commentary: Health, work and lies
28 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]
Commentary: Delusions of failure Commentary: Delusions of failure
28 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]
Commentary: Talking about troubled Turkey Commentary: Talking about troubled Turkey
29 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]
Commentary: The populist imperative Commentary: The populist imperative
30 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]
Commentary: America's undeserving rich Commentary: America's undeserving rich
30 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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