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Paul Krugman

Columnist with the New York Times

A Nobel laureate in economics, is a columnist with the New York Times.

Paul Krugman
20 Mar 2019

Time to get real about state of rural America

Things clump together; the periphery cannot hold.

20 Mar 2019 3
29 Aug 2017

Trump backs Arizona fascist, inviting another crisis

As sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, Joe Arpaio engaged in blatant racial discrimination. His officers systematically targeted Latinos, often arresting them on spurious charges and at least sometimes beating them up when they questioned those charges. Read the report from the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, and prepare to be horrified.

29 Aug 2017 6
15 Aug 2016

Trump's good point

It's obvious that Donald Trump is an ignorant, wildly dishonest, erratic, immature, bullying egomaniac. To be fair, though, he's a terrible person.

15 Aug 2016 6
Trump's good point
4 Jan 2016

Power leads to malaise

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.

4 Jan 2016
28 Jul 2015

Changing of the guard in economics

Goodbye, Chicago boys. Hello, MIT gang.

28 Jul 2015
7 Jul 2015

'No' vote offers an escape from debt trap

Europe dodged a bullet on Sunday. Confounding many predictions, Greek voters strongly supported their government's rejection of creditor demands. And even the most ardent supporters of European union should be breathing a sigh of relief.

7 Jul 2015