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Prof. Krugman: Fast and Loose With the Facts

Paul Krugman, "Killing the European Project", NY Times, July 12, 2015: "The European project -- a project I have always praised and supported -- has just been dealt a terrible, perhaps fatal blow. And whatever you think of Syriza, or...Show More Summary

A Global Disaster

Paul Krugman is calling the European summit agreement on Greece “the sacking of Athens.” He said, gloomily, “So we have learned that the euro is a Roach Motel — once you go in, you can never get out. And once inside you are at the mercy of those who can pull your financing and crash […]

Tariffs on Clean Energy

Here is Paul Krugman the other day, touting President Obama’s efforts to promote clean energy: Some things I’ve been reading lately remind me that there’s another major Obama initiative that is the subject of similar delusions: the promotion of green energy. Show More Summary

'An Unsustainable Position'

Paul Krugman: An Unsustainable Position: Everyone is talking about the IMF’s new update to its debt sustainability analysis, which says that Greece’s attempt to surrender is doomed to failure without massive debt relief. That’s surely the right conclusion. However, it’s...

Krugman: 'Loudmouth Racist' Trump No Different from Rest of GOP, Just Less 'Smooth'

The difference between Trump and establishment field is that Trump simply dropped the dog whistle act. New York Times columnist Paul Krugman dropped by Bloomberg TV and offered a scathing assessment of Trump but in doing so, provided...Show More Summary

'Faithocrats'

Paul Krugman: One of the ideas floating around in the aftermath of the sack of Athens has been that of, in effect, deposing Syriza from outside and installing a “technocratic” government. It wouldn’t be the first time in this dismal...

"He’s a belligerent, loudmouthed racist with not an ounce of compassion for less fortunate people. In..."

“He’s a belligerent, loudmouthed racist with not an ounce of compassion for less fortunate people. In other words, he’s exactly the kind of person the Republican base consists of and identifies with.” - Paul Krugman on Donald Trump’s popularity.

Paul Krugman: Donald Trump is 'a belligerent, loudmouth racist with not an ounce of compassion'

Economist Paul Krugman is not a fan of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. In a Monday interview on Bloomberg TV, Krugman blasted the Republican real-estate magnate as a "racist" who appeals to voters' ugliest instincts.  He further claimed that's exactly what has fueled Trump's rise in the polls. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman throws down: GOP base loves Trump because he’s “a belligerent, loudmouthed racist” just like them

"He’s exactly the kind of person the Republican base consists of and identifies with," the economist said

Paul Krugman: GOP voters naturally love Trump because he’s ‘a belligerent, loudmouth racist’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Economist Paul Krugman offered a blunt assessment of Donald Trump’s appeal to Republican voters in an interview with Bloomberg TV host Joe Weisenthal on Monday. “He’s a belligerent, loudmouth racist with not an ounce of compassion for less fortunate people,” Krugman said....

Paul Krugman on Greece and Germany

(July 13, 2015 09:14 PM, by Scott Sumner) The Syriza Party took power in January of this year, and immediately began to issue one inflammatory statement after another, demanding an end to the troika's austerity program. American bloggers were divided on the effectiveness of the Syriza strategy, with... (0 COMMENTS)

Impending disaster in Greece

Paul Krugman analyzes the debacle in Greece. Although Greeks voted barely a week ago to reject the bailout terms offered by the EU, which called for uninterrupted austerity, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed to the EU to accept almost all of the terms if there was some true financial relief. Instead, what the European Union, […]

Paul Krugman: The Laziness Dogma

The economy is no longer providing "good jobs to ordinary workers". Jeb Bush thinks that means workers are lazy: The Laziness Dogma, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: Americans work longer hours than their counterparts in just about every other...

Did Monetary Policy Really Offset Fiscal Austerity in Canada?

The blogosphere is once again talking about Canada's successful fiscal austerity in the mid-to-late 1990s. Paul Krugman rekindled the conversation with this statement: [L]ook at everyone's favorite example of successful austerity, Canada in the 1990s. Show More Summary

Paul Krugman Explains One of Jeb Bush and the GOP's Favorite Lies About Non-Rich People

Bush's remarks were no gaffe. Jeb Bush is still trying to talk us into believing that he did not actually say what he said last week about the need for Americans to work even harder and longer. Of course, he is trying to do this while...Show More Summary

Paul Krugman: Of Course GOP Voters Love ‘Belligerent, Loudmouth Racist’ Trump

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman summed up Donald Trump's apparent appeal to Republican voters during a visit to Bloomberg Television Monday afternoon. In his view, it's no surprise that the controversial candidate is leading early polls.

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Killing the European project; psychologist torturers; feeling the Bern

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Paul Krugman at The New York Times has sharp words for those who are Killing the European Project: Suppose you consider Tsipras an incompetent twerp. Suppose you dearly want to see Syriza out of power. Suppose, even, that you welcome...Show More Summary

Delusion in the Desert

LAS VEGAS -- I'm here at Planet Hollywood as the token liberal to participate in two debates -- one on what is killing the American Dream; the other a mock trial of the Federal Reserve. Paul Krugman is also here, debating the cause and cure of inequality. Show More Summary

Both Germany and Greece Should Stop Worrying about their Precious "Sovereignty"

The ugliness in Europe over Greece and the Euro is reaching a breaking point. As Paul Krugman points out, Germany and the troika are making demands that seem to make...

KRUGMAN: 'The European project ... has just been dealt a terrible, perhaps fatal blow.' (GREK)

Talks between Greece and its European creditors are going nowhere. Backwards, in fact. And New York Times columnist and Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman thinks we could be watching the "European project" dissolve before our eyes. In a blog...Show More Summary

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