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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

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Commentary: Conservative fantasy collides with reality Commentary: Conservative fantasy collides with reality
5 days ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
This week the Trump administration put out a budget blueprint — or more accurately, a “budget” blueprint. After all, real budgets detail where the money comes from and where it goes; this proclamation covers only around a third of federal spending. [Read More]
Commentary: Facts: Enemies of the People Commentary: Facts: Enemies of the People
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The U.S. economy added 10.3 million jobs during President Barack Obama’s second term, or 214,000 a month. This brought the official unemployment rate below 5 percent, and a number of indicators suggested that by late last year we were fairly close to full employment. [Read More]
Commentary: A bill so bad it's awesome
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Commentary: A bill so bad it's awesome
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
It has long been obvious to anyone following health policy that Republicans would never devise a workable replacement for Obamacare. But the bill unveiled this week is worse than even the cynics expected; its awfulness is almost surreal. [Read More]
Commentary: Goodbye spin, hello dishonesty Commentary: Goodbye spin, hello dishonesty
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The latest big buzz is about Jeff Sessions, the attorney general. It turns out that he lied during his confirmation hearings, denying that he had met with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign. In fact, he met twice with the Russian ambassador, who is widely reported to also be a key spymaster. [Read More]
Commentary: The uses of outrage Commentary: The uses of outrage
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Are you angry about the white nationalist takeover of the U.S. government? If so, you are definitely not alone. [Read More]
Commentary: Death and tax cuts Commentary: Death and tax cuts
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Across the country, Republicans have been facing crowds demanding to know how they will protect the 20 million Americans who gained health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, and will lose it if the act is repealed. [Read More]
Commentary: On economic arrogance Commentary: On economic arrogance
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
According to press reports, the Trump administration is basing its budget projections on the assumption that the U.S. economy will grow very rapidly over the next decade — in fact, almost twice as fast as independent institutions like the Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Reserve expect. [Read More]
Commentary: The silence of the hacks Commentary: The silence of the hacks
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The story so far: A foreign dictator intervened on behalf of a U.S. presidential candidate — and that candidate won. [Read More]
Commentary: Ignorance is strength Commentary: Ignorance is strength
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
When I travel to Asia, I’m fairly often met at the airport by someone holding a sign reading “Mr. Paul.” Why? In much of Asia, names are given family first, personal second. [Read More]
Commentary: When the fire comes
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Commentary: When the fire comes
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
What will you do when terrorists attack, or U.S. friction with some foreign power turns into a military confrontation? I don’t mean in your personal life, where you should keep calm and carry on. I mean politically. Think about it carefully: The fate of the republic may depend on your answer. [Read More]
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