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Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: The populist imperative Commentary: The populist imperative
31 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
31 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]
Commentary: Scandal in France Commentary: Scandal in France
32 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]
Commentary: Enemies of the poor Commentary: Enemies of the poor
32 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]
Commentary: The war over poverty Commentary: The war over poverty
33 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]
Commentary: Our fiscal fever finally breaks Commentary: Our fiscal fever finally breaks
34 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]
Commentary: The fear economy Commentary: The fear economy
35 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
More than 1 million unemployed Americans are about to get the cruelest of Christmas “gifts.” [Read More]
Commentary: Bits and barbarism Commentary: Bits and barbarism
35 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This is a tale of three money pits. It’s also a tale of monetary regress — of the strange determination of many people to turn the clock back on centuries of progress. [Read More]
Commentary: Osborne and the Stooges Commentary: Osborne and the Stooges
36 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There was, I’m pretty sure, an episode of “The Three Stooges” in which Curly kept banging his head against a wall. When Moe asked him why, he replied, “Because it feels so good when I stop.” [Read More]
Commentary: The reasons why inequality matters Commentary: The reasons why inequality matters
36 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Rising inequality isn’t a new concern. Oliver Stone’s movie “Wall Street,” with its portrayal of a rising plutocracy insisting that greed is good, was released in 1987. [Read More]
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