Paul Krugman

07/23/2015 - 9:40pm

    Hillary Clinton gave her first big economic speech Monday, and progressives were by and large gratified. For Clinton’s core message was that the federal government can and should use its influence to push for higher wages.

    Conservatives,...

06/19/2015 - 12:07pm

    On Friday, House Democrats shocked almost everyone by rejecting key provisions needed to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement the White House wants but much of the party doesn't. On Saturday Hillary Clinton formally began her campaign...

06/19/2015 - 10:51am

    One thing we've learned in the years since the financial crisis is that seriously bad ideas - by which I mean bad ideas that appeal to the prejudices of Very Serious People - have remarkable staying power. No matter how much contrary evidence comes in,...

06/19/2015 - 10:00am

    When it comes to economics - and other subjects, but I'll focus on what I know best - we live in an age of derp and cheap cynicism. And there are powerful forces behind both tendencies. But those forces can be fought, and the place to start fighting is...

06/10/2015 - 1:10am

    Remember the Texas economic miracle? In 2012, it was one of the three main arguments from then-Gov. Rick Perry about why he should be president, along with his strong support from the religious right and something else I can't remember (sorry, couldn...

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...

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