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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: How would GOP hopefuls respond? Commentary: How would GOP hopefuls respond?
3 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Will China’s stock crash trigger another global financial crisis? Probably not. Still, the big market swings of the past week have been a reminder that the next president may well have to deal with some of the same problems that faced George W. Bush and Barack Obama. [Read More]
Commentary: A moveable glut Commentary: A moveable glut
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
What caused Friday’s stock plunge? What does it mean for the future? Nobody knows, and not much. [Read More]
Commentary: Government debt isn't always bad Commentary: Government debt isn't always bad
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Rand Paul said something funny the other day. No, really — although of course it wasn’t intentional. On his Twitter account he decried the irresponsibility of American fiscal policy, declaring, “The last time the United States was debt free was 1835.” [Read More]
Commentary: GOP's fight against retirement Commentary: GOP's fight against retirement
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Something strange is happening in the Republican primary — something strange, that is, besides the Trump phenomenon. For some reason, just about all the leading candidates other than The Donald have taken a deeply unpopular position, a known political loser, on a major domestic policy issue. [Read More]
Commentary: Bungling Beijing's stock markets Commentary: Bungling Beijing's stock markets
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
China is ruled by a party that calls itself Communist, but its economic reality is one of rapacious crony capitalism. And everyone has been assuming that the nation’s leaders are in on the joke, that they know better than to take their occasional socialist rhetoric seriously. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama's failure to fail Commentary: Obama's failure to fail
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
What did the men who would be president talk about during last week’s prime-time Republican debate? Well, there were 19 references to God, while the economy rated only 10 mentions. [Read More]
Commentary: Republicans can't be serious Commentary: Republicans can't be serious
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This was, according to many commentators, going to be the election cycle Republicans got to show off their “deep bench.” The race for the nomination would include experienced governors like Jeb Bush and Scott Walker, fresh thinkers like Rand Paul, and attractive new players like Marco Rubio. [Read More]
Commentary: Un-Greek tragedies Commentary: Un-Greek tragedies
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Friday the government of Puerto Rico announced that it was about to miss a bond payment. It claimed that for technical legal reasons this wouldn’t be a default, but that’s a distinction without a difference. [Read More]
COMMENTARY: Naked emperors of China COMMENTARY: Naked emperors of China
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Politicians who preside over economic booms often develop delusions of competence. [Read More]
Commentary: Zombies against Medicare Commentary: Zombies against Medicare
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Medicare turns 50 this week, and it has been a very good half-century. Before the program went into effect, Ronald Reagan warned that it would destroy American freedom; it didn’t, as far as anyone can tell. [Read More]
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