Tag Archives: Paul Krugman

Rep. Langworthy, Balanced Budget, National Debt

Anyone who makes alarmist claims about debt by talking about trillions of dollars as opposed to, say, percentages of gross domestic product, is engaged in scare tactics, not serious discussion.–Paul Krugman, “The future of taxes” “We have to get spending … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman on Social Security and Medicare

Republicans to the working class: no golden years for you My Thursday column is about the assault on Medicare and Social Security that is almost certain to follow if Republicans prevail on Tuesday. If the G.O.P. wins control of Congress, we can … Continue reading

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LIbertarian poverty proposal

No, we’re not living in an Ayn Rand novel. — Paul Krugman Writing about “Libertarian Fantasies,” Paul Krugman explains that the libertarian view of society “bears little resemblance to reality.” Krugman continues: Mike Konczal takes on a specific example: the currently … Continue reading

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