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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

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Commentary: Wind, sun and fire Commentary: Wind, sun and fire
21 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
So what’s really at stake in this year’s election? Well, among other things, the fate of the planet. Last year was the hottest on record, by a wide margin, which should — but won’t — put an end to climate deniers’ claims that global warming has stopped. [Read More]
Commentary: Plutocrats and prejudice Commentary: Plutocrats and prejudice
22 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Every time you think that our political discourse can’t get any worse, it does. The Republican primary fight has devolved into a race to the bottom, achieving something you might have thought impossible: making George W. Bush look like a beacon of tolerance and statesmanship. [Read More]
Commentary: Michigan's great stink Commentary: Michigan's great stink
22 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
In the 1850s, London, the world’s largest city, still didn’t have a sewer system. Waste simply flowed into the Thames, which was as disgusting as you might imagine. [Read More]
Commentary: How change happens Commentary: How change happens
23 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
There are still quite a few pundits determined to pretend that America’s two great parties are symmetric — equally unwilling to face reality, equally pushed into extreme positions by special interests and rabid partisans. [Read More]
Commentary: The realities of health reform Commentary: The realities of health reform
23 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Health reform is the signature achievement of the Obama presidency. It was the biggest expansion of the social safety net since Medicare was established in the 1960s. [Read More]
Commentary: Is vast inequality necessary? Commentary: Is vast inequality necessary?
24 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
How rich do we need the rich to be? That’s not an idle question. It is, arguably, what U.S. politics are substantively about. [Read More]
Commentary: The Obama boom Commentary: The Obama boom
24 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Do you remember the “Bush boom”? Probably not. [Read More]
Commentary: When China stumbles Commentary: When China stumbles
25 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
So, will China’s problems cause a global crisis? The good news is that the numbers, as I read them, don’t seem big enough. The bad news is that I could be wrong, because global contagion often seems to end up being worse than hard numbers say it should. [Read More]
Commentary: Elections have consequences Commentary: Elections have consequences
25 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
You have to be seriously geeky to get excited when the Internal Revenue Service releases a new batch of statistics. Well, I’m a big geek; like quite a few other people who work on policy issues, I was eagerly awaiting the IRS’s tax tables for 2013, which were released last week. [Read More]
Commentary: Privilege, power and pathology Commentary: Privilege, power and pathology
26 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Wealth can be bad for your soul. That’s not just a hoary piece of folk wisdom; it’s a conclusion from serious social science, confirmed by statistical analysis and experiment. [Read More]
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