Category Archives: Paul Krugman

Opinion | The Great Republican Abdication – By Paul Krugman – The New York Times

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist April 22, 2019 896 Mitch McConnell hanging on President Trump’s every word.CreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images “So all the “fake news” was true. A hostile foreign power intervened in the presidential election, hoping to install … Continue reading

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Opinion | America the Cowardly Bully – By Paul Krugman – The New York Times

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist March 4, 2019,   529 c President Trump’s trade belligerence has done lasting damage to America’s reputation.CreditCreditPete Marovich for The New York Times This is the way the trade war ends. Not with a bang but … Continue reading

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Opinion | Hope for a Green New Year – by Paul Krugman – The New York Times

Let’s be honest with ourselves: The new Democratic majority in the House won’t be able to enact new legislation. I’ll be astonished if there are bipartisan deals on anything important — even on infrastructure, where both sides claim to want … Continue reading

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Paul R. Krugman | Dean of the Faculty – Princton 2015?

Paul Krugman will transfer to emeritus status at the end of the current academic year, after spending 15 years on the Princeton faculty. It is no exaggeration to say that Paul is one of the leading economists and one of … Continue reading

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Opinion | Donald and the Deadly Deniers – By Paul Krugman – NYT

“Climate change is a hoax. Climate change is happening, but it’s not man-made. Climate change is man-made, but doing anything about it would destroy jobs and kill economic growth. These are the stages of climate denial. Or maybe it’s wrong … Continue reading

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Opinion | For Trump Failure Is the Only Option – by Paul Krugman – NYT

So Donald Trump went to a NATO summit, insulted our allies, then made the absurd demand not just that they increase defense spending — which they should — but that they raise it to 4 percent of G.D.P., much higher … Continue reading

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Opinion | Brexit Meets Gravity – by Paul Krugman – NYT

These days I’m writing a lot about trade policy. I know there are more crucial topics, like Alan Dershowitz. Maybe a few other things? But getting and spending go on; and to be honest, in a way I’m doing trade … Continue reading

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Opinion | Trump- Tariffs- Tofu and Tax Cuts – by Paul Krugman -NYT

“According to early indications, recent U.S. economic growth was full of beans.No, seriously. More than half of America’s soybean exports typically go to China, but Chinese tariffs will shift much of that demand to Brazil, and countries that normally get … Continue reading

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Opinion | What Did the Romans Ever Do for Us? – by Paul Krugman – NYT

“But I find myself thinking, not about the fall of the Republic, but about the Pax Romana that came after — the two-plus centuries of stability that followed Augustus. Believe it or not, I think that era does have some … Continue reading

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Opinion | Debacle in Quebec – Paul Krugman – NYT

He didn’t put America first; Russia first would be a better description. And he didn’t demand drastic policy changes from our allies; he demanded that they stop doing bad things they aren’t doing. This wasn’t a tough stance on behalf … Continue reading

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