Paul Krugman

04/23/2015 - 11:24am

    So Hillary Clinton is officially running, to nobody's surprise. And you know what's coming: endless attempts to psychoanalyze the candidate, endless attempts to read significance into what she says or doesn't say about President Barack Obama, endless thumb-sucking about her "positioning...

04/16/2015 - 5:41pm

    As Republican presidential hopefuls trot out their policy agendas - which always involve cutting taxes on the rich while slashing benefits for the poor and middle class - some real new thinking is happening on the other side of the aisle. Suddenly, it seems...

04/16/2015 - 4:43pm

    Britain's economic performance since the financial crisis struck has been startlingly bad. A tentative recovery began in 2009, but it stalled in 2010. Although growth resumed in 2013, real income per capita is only now reaching its level on the eve of...

04/08/2015 - 11:22pm

    On Wednesday, McDonald's - which has been facing demonstrations denouncing its low wages - announced that it would give workers a raise. The pay increase won't, in itself, be a very big deal: the new wage floor is just $1 above the local minimum...

04/08/2015 - 10:20pm

    There's a lot of fuzzy math in American politics, but Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, the chairman of the House Rules Committee, recently set a new standard when he declared the cost of Obamacare "unconscionable." If you do "simple...

04/02/2015 - 2:49pm

    Two impossible things happened to the U.S. economy over the course of the past year - or at least they were supposed to be impossible, according to the ideology that dominates half our political spectrum. First, remember how Obamacare was supposed to be a...

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