Paul Krugman: Austerity Is Not the Answer

There are few political commentators who excite such passion (whether admiration or, on the other end, rage) as New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The reason seems obvious: He writes directly about one of the most central issues in politics—the economy—and does so decisively and definitively. The man is, after all, a Nobel laureate in the field. But unlike so many other scientists and experts, he also happens to have a way with words and little ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Jan 31, 2013 - 12:54 PM PST
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by Randy Morrow - Feb. 2, 2013

For example, I asked, how about the idea that cutting taxes increases revenue to the government? Krugman’s response: “That’s pure crank…nobody believes ... More »

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