Paul Krugman

12/09/2016 - 3:00pm

    Donald Trump won the Electoral College (though not the popular vote) on the strength of overwhelming support from working-class whites, who feel left behind by a changing economy and society. And they’re about to get their reward — the same reward that, throughout Trump’s career, has come to everyone who trusted his good intentions....

11/16/2016 - 3:00pm

    So what do we do now? By “we” I mean all those left, center and even right who saw Donald Trump as the worst man ever to run for president and assumed that a strong majority of our fellow citizens would agree.

    I’m not talking about...

11/08/2016 - 1:30pm

    It’s almost over. Will we heave a sigh of relief, or shriek in horror? Nobody knows for sure, although early indications clearly lean Clinton. Whatever happens, however, let’s be clear: this was, in fact, a rigged election.

    The election...

11/06/2016 - 7:00pm

    As far as anyone can tell, Paul Ryan, the speaker of the House — and the leader of what’s left of the Republican establishment — isn’t racist or authoritarian. He is, however, doing all he can to make a racist authoritarian the most powerful man in the world. Why? Because then he...

11/03/2016 - 9:00am

    The cryptic letter James Comey, the FBI director, sent to Congress on Friday looked bizarre at the time — seeming to hint at a major new Clinton scandal, but offering no substance. Given what we know now, however, it was worse than bizarre, it was outrageous. Comey apparently had no evidence...

11/01/2016 - 9:00am

    For advocates of health reform, the story of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, has been a wild roller-coaster ride.

    First there was the legislative drama, with reform seemingly on the edge of collapse right up to the moment of passage. Then...

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