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Paul Krugman Talks to Bill Moyers About How to Speed Recovery -- And Why He Doesn't Want to Run the Treasury
Posted on: Jan 11, 2013, Source: BillMoyers.com
"I probably have more influence doing what I do now than I would if I were inside trying to do the court power games that come with any White House...," Krugman said on "Moyers & Company."
Paul Krugman Slams Washington "Doomsday Cult" Obsessed With Fiscal Disaster
Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: The Washington Monthly
Fiscal-cliff doomsayers are out of touch with reality.
Like Your Private Health Care? Here's Why You Can Actually Thank the Government for That
Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: The New York Times
For those who think the government shouldn't be involved in health care, they already are. And you should be grateful.
Obama Goes Big: Spending Plans Are a Major Break from the Politics of the Past 30 Years
Posted on: Feb 27, 2009, Source: The New York Times
President Obama's new budget represents a clean split, and a lot of promise for future progressive programs.
Call Yourself a "Centrist" and Magically Get Away with Selling out the American People
Posted on: Feb 9, 2009, Source: The New York Times
What do you call someone who deprives millions of decent health care, but offers a $15k bonus to affluent people who flip their houses? Centrist.
Obama's Team Signals It's Taking the Taxpayer Ripoff Route to Saving Our Financial System
Posted on: Jan 19, 2009, Source: The New York Times
Obama's team is talking a whole new economic voodoo: the belief that by performing elaborate financial rituals we can keep dead banks walking.
Forgive and Forget the Crimes of the Bushies? I Don't Think So
Posted on: Jan 18, 2009, Source: The New York Times
So Mr. Obama should reconsider his apparent decision to let the previous administration get away with crime.
Are Obama's Supporters Getting a Centrist Candidate They Never Bargained for?
Posted on: Jun 30, 2008, Source: The New York Times
We could -- and still might -- do a lot worse than a rerun of the Clinton years. But Mr. Obamaâ€™s most fervent supporters expect much more.
Corporate America's War on Unions
Posted on: Dec 26, 2007, Source: The New York Times
The U.S. labor movement isn't dying a natural death: corporations and politicians are helping.
Banks Gone Wild
Posted on: Nov 27, 2007, Source: The New York Times
The lending crisis was wholly predictable; how did we end up here anyway?
Five Things for Dems to Keep in Mind When Gen. Petraeus Testifies on Iraq
Posted on: Sep 6, 2007, Source: The New York Times
Iraq commander Gen. Petraeus will testify next week on the "progress" in Iraq. Congress owes it to the public to expose the Pentagon's cooked-up numbers on the recent death count.
Snow Job in the Desert
Posted on: Sep 4, 2007, Source: The New York Times
It appears that many influential people in this country have learned nothing from the last five years.
Debt Crisis: No Bail-Outs for Loansharks
Posted on: Aug 19, 2007, Source: The New York Times
The real-estate bubble of recent years, like the stock bubble of the late 1990s, was both caused and fed by widespread malfeasance. Now, those same bad actors want to be rescued by the "nanny state."
How to Save the Middle Class from Extinction
Posted on: Mar 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Economist and <i>New York Times</i> columnist Paul Krugman explains in simple terms how the American economy went from having the world's most dynamic middle class to being on the verge of a rich-poor state in only 30 years.
The Death of Horatio Alger
Posted on: Dec 22, 2003, Source: The Nation
Our political leaders are doing everything they can to fortify class inequality, while denouncing anyone who complains--or even points out what is happening -- as a practitioner of "class warfare."
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