Paul Krugman

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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05/21/2015 - 4:00pm

    Jeb Bush wants to stop talking about past controversies. And you can see why. He has a lot to stop talking about. But let's not honor his wish. You can learn a lot by studying recent history, and you can learn even more by watching how politicians...

05/21/2015 - 3:03pm

    Last year the vampires of finance bought themselves a Congress. I know it's not nice to call them that, but I have my reasons, which I'll explain in a bit. For now, however, let's just note that these days Wall Street, which used to split its...

05/14/2015 - 7:52pm

    "Words," wrote John Maynard Keynes, "ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking." I've always loved that quote, and have tried to apply it to my own writing. But I have to admit that in the long...

05/14/2015 - 7:09pm

    Every time you're tempted to say that America is moving forward on race - that prejudice is no longer as important as it used to be - along comes an atrocity to puncture your complacency. Almost everyone realizes, I hope, that the Freddie Gray affair...

05/07/2015 - 4:10pm

    Every time you're tempted to say that America is moving forward on race - that prejudice is no longer as important as it used to be - along comes an atrocity to puncture your complacency. Almost everyone realizes, I hope, that the Freddie Gray affair...

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