Paul Krugman

02/20/2017 - 9:00am

    The story so far: A foreign dictator intervened on behalf of a U.S. presidential candidate — and that candidate won. Close associates of the new president were in contact with the dictator’s espionage officials during the campaign, and his national security adviser was forced out over improper calls to that country’s ambassador...

02/17/2017 - 8:00am

    When I travel to Asia, I’m fairly often met at the airport by someone holding a sign reading “Mr. Paul.” Why? In much of Asia, names are given family first, personal second — at home, the prime minister of Japan is referred to as Abe Shinzo. And the mistake is completely...

02/15/2017 - 5:00pm

    What will you do when terrorists attack, or U.S. friction with some foreign power turns into a military confrontation? I don’t mean in your personal life, where you should keep calm and carry on. I mean politically. Think about it carefully: The fate of the republic may depend on your answer....

02/12/2017 - 12:00pm

    People keep saying that Donald Trump is a populist. I do not think that word means what they think it means.

    OK, it’s true that our so-called president — hey, if he can say that about a judge who ruled against him, surely we can say that...

02/06/2017 - 10:00am

    For the past couple of months, thoughtful people have been quietly worrying that the Trump administration might get us into a foreign policy crisis, maybe even a war.

    Partly this worry reflected Donald Trump’s addiction to bombast and swagger...

02/03/2017 - 10:00am

    We’re just over a week into the Trump-Putin regime, and it’s already getting hard to keep track of the disasters. Remember the president’s temper tantrum over his embarrassingly small inauguration crowd? It already seems like ancient history.

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