Paul Krugman

07/03/2015 - 1:28pm

    America is a much less racist nation than it used to be, and I’m not just talking about the still remarkable fact that an African-American occupies the White House. The raw institutional racism that prevailed before the civil rights movement ended Jim Crow is gone, although subtler discrimination...

06/09/2015 - 11:43pm

    U.S. officials are generally cautious about intervening in European policy debates. The European Union is, after all, an economic superpower in its own right - far too big and rich for America to have much direct influence - led by sophisticated people who...

06/04/2015 - 6:17pm

    America remains, despite the damage inflicted by the Great Recession and its aftermath, a very rich country. But many Americans are economically insecure, with little protection from life's risks. They frequently experience financial hardship; many don...

06/04/2015 - 5:38pm

    Remember Douglas Adams' 1979 novel "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"? It began with some technology snark, dismissing Earth as a planet whose life-forms "are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a...

05/28/2015 - 4:56pm

    One of the Obama administration's underrated virtues is its intellectual honesty. Yes, Republicans see deception and sinister ulterior motives everywhere, but they're just projecting. The truth is that, in the policy areas I follow, this White House...

05/21/2015 - 4:19pm

    Surprise! It turns out that there's something to be said for having the brother of a failed president make his own run for the White House. Thanks to Jeb Bush, we may finally have the frank discussion of the Iraq invasion we should have had a decade ago...

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