The "post-policy" Republicans are in dire need of a new 'moderate' face. New York Times columnist Paul Krugman mocked the Republican Party generally, and the House Freedom Caucus in particular, for begging Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan to fill the House leadership void by becoming the next speaker. Show More Summary
It has been puzzling many major economists, including Nobelist Paul Krugman, Obama advisor Larry Summers, and Minneapolis Fed Chair Narayan Kacherlakota, why Janet Yellen's Fed is still talking about raising interest rates when current...Show More Summary
Princeton University's long list of economics Nobels includes Christopher Sims (2011) for research in macro econometrics, Paul Krugman (2008) for work on international trade and economic geography, Daniel Kahneman (2002) for 'havingShow More Summary
The "post-policy" Republicans are looking for a few good con men
Why is Paul Ryan under so much pressure to become speaker, and why would he be wise to resist?: The Crazies and the Con Man, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: How will the chaos that the crazies, I mean...
... not for Paul Krugman, as the latest episode of the Contra Krugman podcast notes. Krugman begins his column by labeling the GOP “Enemies of the Sun:” When it comes to energy policy, the G.O.P. has become fossilized. That is, it’s fossil fuels, and only fossil fuels, all the way.... […]
Live from the royal palms of the Plaza des Armes in Lima, Peru: Once again thoroughly depressed by Martin Wolf, I turn my mind to... Paul Krugman: [Warp Drive Economics](http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/10/10/warp-drive-economics/): >What happens to economics in a world where replicators make your tea? Panel at Comic Con, tomorrow at 1:15. Show More Summary
If you’re at New York Comic Con this weekend, you can see the founding editors of this very site, in our natural habitat. Including a panel with economist and science fiction guru Paul Krugman! Read more...
Kevin McCarthy inadvertently told the truth about Benghazi; this is rare. Why won't the media acknowledge and report the truth rather than made-up issues is the burning question on Paul Krugman's mind in his column Friday. He was spurred...Show More Summary
Paul Krugman cuts to the chase: Why does the media pretend that bullshit political posturing is fact? Remember all the dire warnings about what would happen if China stopped buying our debt, or worse yet, starting selling it? Remember...Show More Summary
The New York Times' Paul Krugman called out the media's fraudulent coverage of the Benghazi committee and Hillary Clinton's email use, for treating the non-scandals as "real debates about national security or economics even when it's...Show More Summary
These admittedly fraudulent hearings are just another example of the GOP's love of posturing
Beat the press: It’s All Benghazi, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: So Representative Kevin McCarthy, who was supposed to succeed John Boehner as speaker of the House, won’t be pursuing the job after all. He... finished off hi...
Here is Paul Krugman just in the past month: It’s now seven years since I warned.... Who could have predicted such a thing? Well, me.... Many of us warned from the beginning that the multiplier was probably much larger.... Those of us...Show More Summary
It was always a tradition around MIT to remark whenever the Nobel Prize for Economics was announced (and the winner wasn’t from MIT) that the Prize had lost most of its meaning. I had left by the time Paul Krugman, a former MIT professor, won but can imagine what was [...]
Suppose there's a complex public policy proposal being debated and you want to know where you should stand. However, you really don't want to devote a huge amount of time to diving into all the details. There are just so many hours in the day, after all. One possibility is to simply see what people on your side of the tribal divide think about it. Show More Summary
Paul Krugman: TPP Take Two: I’ve described myself as a lukewarm opponent of the Trans-Pacific Partnership; although I don’t share the intense dislike of many progressives, I’ve seen it as an agreement not really so much about trade as about...
When it comes to energy policy, Republicans are wed to Big Oil. Here's a sentence no one ever expected to utter: Today's GOP is further to the right than Dick Cheney. That cannot be good. Paul Krugman opens his Monday column by reminiscing...Show More Summary
It used to be the party of Big Energy -- now it's just the party of Old
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