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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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Trade and Tribulation. by Paul Krugman –  The New York Times

“To make sense of the debate over trade, there are three things you need to know.The first is that we have gotten to where we are — a largely free-trade world — through a generations-long process of international diplomacy, going … Continue reading

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Trade and Tribulation. Donald Trump’s popularity and Bernie Sanders’s Michigan upset prompt the question: Are we in a protectionist moment? nytimes.com|By Paul Krugman

Originally posted on Inconvenient News .Wordpress.com:
I have been trying to articulate what Paul Krugman says below for some time. Hillary Clinton needs to show that she understands these complex issues, and she needs to try and explain them.…

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Europe the Unready – Paul Krugman, The New York Times

“Thanksgiving as we know it dates not to colonial days but to the middle of the Civil War, when Abraham Lincoln made it a federal holiday. It is, in other words, a celebration of national unity. And our national unity … Continue reading

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Republicans’ Lust for Gold – Paul Krugman, in The New York Times

“As I said, this hard-money orthodoxy is relatively new. Republicans used to base their monetary recommendations on the ideas of Milton Friedman, who opposed Keynesian policies to fight depressions, but only because he thought easy money could do the job … Continue reading

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Labour’s Dead Center – Paul Krugman, The New York Times

“In short, the whole narrative about Labour’s culpability for the economic crisis and the urgency of austerity is nonsense. But it is nonsense that was consistently reported by British media as fact. And all of Mr. Corbyn’s rivals for Labour … Continue reading

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Economic policy promoted by American conservatives is how Greece got in severe trouble. nytimes.com|By Paul Krugmanx

Paul Krugman: “Greece’s formula for disaster, in other words, didn’t just involve austerity; it involved the toxic combination of austerity with hard money. So who wants to impose that kind of toxic policy mix on America? The answer is, most … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman at NYT: Ending Greece’s Bleeding

Paul Krugman: “The truth is that Europe’s self-styled technocrats are like medieval doctors who insisted on bleeding their patients — and when their treatment made the patients sicker, demanded even more bleeding. A “yes” vote in Greece would have condemned … Continue reading

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Krugman at NYT. in “Greece Over the Brink,” says they should jump out of the Common Market.

Catherine Lindsay left Greece the other day, and the banks immediately closed in a national emergency. Watch out for this young lady. Paul Krugman argues for Greece to pull out of the common market and give up the Euro. He … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: Hooray for Obamacare

Hooray for Obamacare The reality of Obamacare is that it’s a tremendous success, which was conservatives’ big fear. nytimes.com|By Paul Krugman

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