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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Government excels Commentary: Government excels
16 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
As Republican presidential hopefuls trot out their policy agendas — which always involve cutting taxes on the rich while slashing benefits for the poor and middle class — some real new thinking is happening on the other side of the aisle. [Read More]
Commentary: Economics and elections Commentary: Economics and elections
16 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Britain’s economic performance since the financial crisis struck has been startlingly bad. A tentative recovery began in 2009, but it stalled in 2010. Although growth resumed in 2013, real income per capita is only now reaching its level on the eve of the crisis — which means that Britain has ha [Read More]
Commentary: Power and paychecks Commentary: Power and paychecks
17 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Wednesday, McDonald’s — which has been facing demonstrations denouncing its low wages — announced that it would give workers a raise. [Read More]
Commentary: Health care's imagined horrors Commentary: Health care's imagined horrors
17 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There’s a lot of fuzzy math in American politics, but Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, the chairman of the House Rules Committee, recently set a new standard when he declared the cost of Obamacare “unconscionable.” [Read More]
Commentary: Morning dawns in Blue America Commentary: Morning dawns in Blue America
18 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Two impossible things happened to the U.S. economy over the course of the past year — or at least they were supposed to be impossible, according to the ideology that dominates half our political spectrum. [Read More]
Commentary: This snookered isle, this Britain Commentary: This snookered isle, this Britain
18 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The 2016 election is still 19 mind-numbing, soul-killing months away. There is, however, another important election in just six weeks, as Britain goes to the polls. And many of the same issues are on the table. [Read More]
Commentary: Trillion-dollar fraudsters Commentary: Trillion-dollar fraudsters
19 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
By now it’s a Republican Party tradition: Every year the party produces a budget that allegedly slashes deficits but which turns out to contain a trillion-dollar “magic asterisk.” [Read More]
Commentary: Strength is weakness Commentary: Strength is weakness
20 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
We’ve been warned over and over that the Federal Reserve, in its effort to improve the economy, is “debasing” the dollar. [Read More]
Commentary: Partying like it's 1995 Commentary: Partying like it's 1995
20 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Six years ago, Paul Ryan, who has since become the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and the GOP’s leading voice on matters economic, had an Op-Ed article published in The New York Times. [Read More]
Commentary: Walmart's visible hand Commentary: Walmart's visible hand
21 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
In February, Walmart, America’s largest employer, announced that it will raise wages for half a million workers. For many of those workers the gains will be small, but the announcement is nonetheless a very big deal, for two reasons. [Read More]
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