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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: The old-time dog whistle Commentary: The old-time dog whistle
31 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There are many negative things you can say about Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee and the GOP’s de facto intellectual leader. But you have to admit that he’s a very articulate guy, an expert at sounding as if he knows what he’s talking about. [Read More]
Commentary: An untimely fear of wages Commentary: An untimely fear of wages
31 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Four years ago, some of us watched with a mixture of incredulity and horror as elite discussion of economic policy went completely off the rails. [Read More]
Commentary: Liberty, equality and efficiency Commentary: Liberty, equality and efficiency
32 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Most people, if pressed on the subject, would probably agree that extreme income inequality is a bad thing, although a fair number of conservatives believe that the whole subject of income distribution should be banned from public discourse. [Read More]
Commentary: The hammock fallacy Commentary: The hammock fallacy
32 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue. So when you see something like the current scramble by Republicans to declare their deep concern for America’s poor, it’s a good sign, indicating a positive change in social norms. Goodbye, sneering at the 47 percent; hello, fake compassion. [Read More]
Commentary: The inflation obsession Commentary: The inflation obsession
33 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Recently the Federal Reserve released transcripts of its monetary policy meetings during the fateful year of 2008. And boy, are they discouraging reading. [Read More]
Commentary: Fate of TPP no big deal Commentary: Fate of TPP no big deal
33 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Everyone knows that the Obama administration’s domestic economic agenda is stalled in the face of scorched-earth opposition from Republicans. And that’s a bad thing: The U.S. economy would be in much better shape if Obama administration proposals like the American Jobs Act had become law. [Read More]
Commentary: Health care horror hooey Commentary: Health care horror hooey
34 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
34 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
35 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
35 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]
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