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PAUL KRUGMAN

Paul Krugman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by PAUL KRUGMAN

Commentary: Zombies, vampires and Republicans Commentary: Zombies, vampires and Republicans
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Zombies have long ruled the Republican Party. The good news is that they may finally be losing their grip — although they may still return and resume eating conservative brains. The bad news is that even if zombies are in retreat, vampires are taking their place. [Read More]
Commentary: Wrecking the ship of state Commentary: Wrecking the ship of state
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
After Donald Trump’s surprise election victory, many people on the right and even in the center tried to make the case that he wouldn’t really be that bad. [Read More]
Commentary: Ignorance made great again Commentary: Ignorance made great again
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Donald Trump just took us out of the Paris climate accord for no good reason. I don’t mean that his decision was wrong. I mean, literally, that he didn’t offer any substantive justification for that decision. [Read More]
Commentary: Gratuitously rejecting Paris Commentary: Gratuitously rejecting Paris
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
As Donald Trump does his best to destroy the world’s hopes of reining in climate change, let’s be clear about one thing: This has nothing to do with serving America’s national interest. The U.S. economy, in particular, would do just fine under the Paris accord. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's energy, low and dirty Commentary: Trump's energy, low and dirty
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Donald Trump has two false beliefs about energy, one personal, one political. And the latter may send the world on a path to disaster. [Read More]
Commentary: Holding voters in contempt Commentary: Holding voters in contempt
4 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
For journalists covering domestic policy, this past week poses some hard choices. Should we focus on the Trump budget’s fraudulence — not only does it invoke $2 trillion in phony savings, it counts them twice — or on its cruelty? [Read More]
Commentary: The unfreeing of U.S. workers Commentary: The unfreeing of U.S. workers
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
American conservatives love to talk about freedom. [Read More]
Commentary: What's the matter with Republicans? Commentary: What's the matter with Republicans?
5 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
On Wednesday, Paul Ryan held a news conference just after the revelation that Donald Trump had pushed James Comey to kill the investigation into Michael Flynn — you know, the guy Trump appointed as national security adviser. [Read More]
Commentary: The priming of Donald Trump Commentary: The priming of Donald Trump
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Donald Trump has said many strange things in recent interviews. One can only imagine, for example, what America’s military leaders thought about his rambling, word-salad musings about how to improve our aircraft carriers. [Read More]
Commentary: Judas, tax cuts and the great betrayal Commentary: Judas, tax cuts and the great betrayal
6 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
The denarius, ancient Rome’s silver coin, was supposedly the daily wage of a manual worker. If so, the tax cuts that the richest 1 percent of Americans will receive if the Affordable Care Act is repealed would amount to the equivalent of around 500 pieces of silver each year. [Read More]
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