Paul Krugman


Pick Three: Paul Krugman

Thursday, January 30, 2014

For today’s Pick Three, we’re joined by the Nobel Prize-winning economist, op-ed columnist for The New York Times, author, professor and self-described “60-year-old wannabe hipster” Paul Krugman. He talks about why he stopped listening to new music years ago – and shares three tracks that convinced him to start listening again. 

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Feud Between Paul Krugman and Estonian President Now an Operetta

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Tired of grumbling about economic austerity? Maybe it's time to sing about it.

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Opinion: 'Baby-Step' Recovery Shows Government Can, Should do More

Monday, February 06, 2012

Economic recovery is coming about without sweeping action from Washington. But little decisions along the way are helping, and bigger ones could do even more.

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Paul Krugman: Super Committee Failure is a Good Thing

Monday, November 28, 2011

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, Paul Krugman reviewed the failure of the Super Committee to reach a deal, the ongoing crisis in Europe and the future of the euro, and more from the world of politics and economics.

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Paul Krugman: Super Committee Failure is a Good Thing

Monday, November 28, 2011

Recap from It's A Free Country

Paul Krugman says we need to leave Social Security and Medicare alone, raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, and get over our fear of government spending—which is why he's happy that the deficit reduction super committee didn't make a deal.

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Why Paul Krugman has Ideological Blindness on Debt

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Krugman is brilliant, but when you put a partisan agenda in his hands, he's just another spin doctor, using whatever voodoo math he can come up with to support his ideologically predetermined position.

-Solomon Kleinsmith, disagreeing with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on the national debt.

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Talk To Me: Addressing the Economic Crisis

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The American economy is in the tank, crippled by bad mortgages and badly-behaving banks. Europe’s nations are unfortunately following suit, and no one knows exactly how to fix any of it.