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
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 […]
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
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...
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
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 other words, he’s exactly the kind of person the Republican base consists of and identifies with.” - Paul Krugman on Donald Trump’s popularity.
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
"He’s exactly the kind of person the Republican base consists of and identifies with," the economist said
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....
(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)
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, […]
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...
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
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
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.
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
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
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...
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