Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman Explains Why Build Back Better Is Vital In Less Than 90 Seconds

Economist Paul Krugman explained that Build Back Better is a massive investment in America's future that will change generations of…

1 year ago

Economist Paul Krugman Argues That DeSantis is Hurting His State’s Economy With his Lax Attitude Towards COVID

Ron DeSantis has spent much of the last year congratulating himself on how he has handled COVID-19. The Florida governor…

1 year ago

Opinion: As Impeachment Trial Begins, Let’s Remember The Republican History Of Big Lies

The “big lie” is not unique to Trump but rather constitutes a long-standing Republican tradition and political practice that, far…

2 years ago

Opinion: McConnell Denies Reality And Abandons Americans In Real Need

Watching the senate, under the callous and inhumane rule of Mitch McConnell, fail to respond sufficiently and urgently to the…

2 years ago

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman: “Expect Violence from Trump Supporters” to Disrupt the Election

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman warned on Wednesday that the 2020 election will be the most dangerous for the country…

2 years ago

Paul Krugman: Trump’s Coronavirus Briefings Will Be “Displays of Willful Ignorance and Self-Pity”

Paul Krugman doesn't see how daily briefings on Covid-19 could possibly help Donald Trump win the 2020 election. The event…

3 years ago

‘Soaking the Rich’ is Not Radical, It’s Now a Mainstream Idea

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman made the case this morning that Americans are very open to raising taxes on the…

4 years ago

NY Times: Trump is Stuck With a ‘Team of Morons’ in the White House

In a new column in the New York Times, Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman asked a question that many others…

4 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez Slams Fox News Guest Who Called Her a ‘Little Girl’

Republican political strategist and campaign consultant Ed Rollins was on the Fox Business News program hosted by Lou Dobbs and…

4 years ago

Trumpcare a Disaster Because Paul Ryan ‘Just a Self-Promoter’ Who is In Above His Head

Paul Krugman warns that we should not "presume that Ryan and company have any idea what they’re doing."

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Warns GOP Trump Won’t Be Taking the Blame if AHCA Goes Down in Flames

"Prediction: if GOP health bill goes down in flames, Trump will deny that he ever supported it and place all…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Lays Waste to GOP’s Half-A$$ed Obamacare Replacement

Paul Krugman described the GOP's Obamacare replacement as, "It's not Obamacare 2.0. It's Obamacare 0.5 - a half-assed attempt to…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Says Thanks to Trump America is ‘Deep Into a Legitimacy Crisis’

Listing Trump's offenses, Krugman says "If he were a Democrat, impeachment hearings would already be underway...Our whole system is now…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Warns Against Media Normalization of Trump

"The big risk is still that the media will start to normalize, and worse, become intimidated and obsequious. Don't let…

6 years ago

Dissent, Democracy, and Deliberation Are on Trump’s Chopping Block

James Madison said representatives should be able to "withstand the temporary delusion" to "give time and opportunity for more cool…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Explains How Colossally Stupid Trump’s Mexico Tariff Truly Is

"Oh my God. These are spoiled children playing with loaded guns...Now they're trying to walk it back...How are we going…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Destroys Donald Trump’s Claim to a Mandate

"A national 1 percent swing would have changed everything...it would have looked like a solid mandate for HRC"

6 years ago

Republican Attempt to Gut OCE Proves Paul Krugman Right on Unprecedented Corruption

"Corruption, scandals, gutting of ethics rules aren't new; they've been the GOP way going all the way back to Reagan.…

6 years ago

Democratic Opposition to Trump Already Shows Signs of Fracturing

For the second time in a week Charles Schumer aligned himself with Trump in a portent the Democrat's opposition to…

6 years ago

Trump is a Threat But the American Experiment Doesn’t Have to End Here

We know how we feel about the potential collapse of our own republic, and what needs to be done in…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Issues Scathing Critique of Trump’s Economic Team

"Budget director appears to be John Bircher and conspiracy theorist (but aren't they all?...Birchers want return to gold and silver,…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Warns the ‘1930s Show’ Has Returned With Trump’s Private Security Force

"The erosion of democratic foundations has been underway for decades, and there’s no guarantee that we will ever be able…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Warns of a Trump Redux of Bush’s 2003 Rush to War

"It will either exploit a real terrorist attack or involve a US version of Falklands War -- picking a fight…

6 years ago

Larry Kudlow, Who Assured Us All Was Well in 2007, to Be Trump Economic Adviser

"Discussion of economic policy is now monopolized by people who have been wrong about everything, have learned nothing from the…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Cites the Real Outrage in Trump’s Infrastructure Scam

Trump’s plan calls for huge tax credits: billions of dollars in checks written to private companies that invest in ‘approved’…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Warns of Unprecedented Trump Corruption to Come

"We're about to enter, or may already have entered, an era of corrupt governance unprecedented in U.S. history."

6 years ago

Maybe Now the Media Will Do Its Job After Helping Elect Trump

The news media really has a very simple job; report the truth even if it is reporting the truth that…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Scolds the Media – Demands They Do Their Job

Reporting that doesn’t accurately reflect the huge honesty gap between the candidates misleads readers, giving them a distorted picture that…

6 years ago

Bumbling Donald Trump Provokes Mainstream Media into Calling Out His Birther Lies

Donald Trump has been called, and Paul Krugman says, "I suspect Donald Trump is feeling a bit sandbagged right now."

6 years ago

Thanks to Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Wells Fargo Fined for Fraud

“Because of the severity of these violations, Wells Fargo is paying the largest penalty the CFPB has ever imposed."

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Demolishes Trump’s Promotion of a Strong Vladimir Putin

Economist Paul Krugman exposes Vladmir Putin's weak economic progress compared to the steady climb of the US economy under President…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Explains What Drives GOP Establishment Support of Trump

Republicans don’t care about shunning racism, preserving democracy and religious freedom or avoiding nuclear war because they support Trump.

6 years ago

In Cheering Trump, Republicans Cheered the Death of American Democracy

"I have a message for all of you: the crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon come…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Destroys 35 Years Of Failed Republican Economics In Two Minutes

Paul Krugman dismantled 35 years of failed Republican economic policy in two minutes during a debate with Grover Norquist.

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Calls Romney vs. Trump a Collision of Fallacies

In 2012, Mitt Romney was making almost the exact same economic proposals he is now accusing Donald Trump of making…

7 years ago

Rubio Calls Breitbart a Conspiracy Site But Rubio’s Biggest Problem is Rubio

Establishment candidate and Breitbart target by default, it is probably less who he is that has gotten Rubio this far…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Strikes Back At Liberals Who Attack ‘Obamacare’

Krugman points out that with GOP control the House, it may take many years before Republicans agree to provide more…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman and Noam Chomsky Agree: Republicans Are A Serious Threat To Humanity

Paul Krugman and Noam Chomsky joined to sound the alarm about Republican being a threat not only to Americans but…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Says Hillary Clinton is Right and Bernie Sanders is Wrong on Healthcare

Paul Krugman has entered the healthcare reform fray on behalf of Hillary Clinton, a fact which will no doubt disappoint…

7 years ago

Krugman: Trump Distracts From the GOP Pledge To Double Down On W. Bush Policies

Krugman says the GOP establishment is determined "to take whatever didn't work from 2001 to 2008 and do it again…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Says Trump and Cruz Are George W. Bush Reincarnations. He’s Right

Trump is simply a reiteration of Bush; the man who contributed to the dumbing down of America so maniacal conservatives…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Get It Mostly Right About Why Republicans Doom Earth’s Population

According to Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman, Republicans will go to any length to stop American involvement in a climate deal…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Gets It Right: Republicans Are Panicked, Stupid And Cruel

Paul Krugman noted that since Barack Obama was sworn in as President, Republicans and conservatives have done nothing but "warn…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Is Right The Iraq War Was A Bush Crime

Having a discussion will not change the disastrous consequences of Bush and company's crimes, bring back the three-quarters of a…

8 years ago

Real Economist Paul Krugman Calls Republican Budget A Trillion Dollar Con Job

Republicans only know one approach to economic policy; the abject failure and scam known as trickle down with a healthy…

8 years ago

Netanyahu’s Iran Speech A Distraction From Israel’s GOP-Style Economic Failure

Although warmonger Netanyahu does want America to wage war against Iran on Israel's behalf, he had a different motivation to…

8 years ago

GOP Governors Slash Education To Grow Their Ignorant Base 

Because Republicans depend on "the widespread ignorance of objective reality," their fascist threat to democracy is only succeeding due to…

8 years ago

Obama’s Brilliant State of the Union Wasted On Stupid Anti-Government Americans

For the past seven years President Barack Obama has delivered prescient State of the Union speeches that should appeal to…

8 years ago

Uh Oh! Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Meeting Spells Trouble For GOP Energy Platform

Pundits and lay people alike seem to agree that while we shouldn't expect an overnight turnaround in global energy policy,…

8 years ago

The Congressional Budget Office Vs. Paul Ryan: Will the Nonpartisan Entity Stand Its Ground?

There are very few nonpartisan, unbiased institutions left to us. But we always have the Congressional Budget Office. Or do…

8 years ago

Paul Krugman Explains Why Obamacare is a Total Disaster For the Republicans

Paul Krugman of The New York Times pointed out why the increasing ACA numbers are snowballing into a disaster for…

9 years ago

Paul Krugman Calls Barack Obama The Most Consequential President Since Reagan

Paul Krugman argued that although President Obama has been unable to get anything done since Republicans took over the House,…

9 years ago

Republican Denialism and the Ugly Truth About Income Inequality

"The widening divide in incomes between the poor and rich poses the most likely threat to the global economy over…

9 years ago

Today It’s President Obama Fighting For the Opportunities That Dr. King Sought

Today it is President Obama fighting Republicans to give all Americans the opportunities Dr. King sought for people of color,…

9 years ago

Media Finally Pivots Away from Repetitive Deficit Scare Tactics and Notices Surging Populism

The movement away from "serious" economic butchering that only serves to enrich the wealthy and kick the troubled when they're…

9 years ago

Economists Agree With Democrats: GOP Hurting the Economy by Promoting Income Inequality

A panel of economists has joined President Obama, and struggling Americans to assert categorically that income inequality is crushing the…

9 years ago

Senator Elizabeth Warren And The New Economic Populism

Will Senator Elizabeth Warren's political economic populist movement change US economics and politics now and in the future?

9 years ago

Have Decades of GOP Deregulation & Safety Net Gutting Made Depression the New Normal?

Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is never afraid to ask the tough questions. Though his…

9 years ago

Natural Born Job Killers: Republicans Are Set to Kill 1 Million More Jobs in 2014

Republicans will be killing 1 million more jobs in 2014, and a new report found that their austerity madness is…

9 years ago

Republicans Have Grown To Hate America As Much As They Hate President Obama

If you are an American who is not in the richest one percent, Republicans are in a blind rage to…

9 years ago

Paul Krugman Demolishes the Republican Fantasy that 2014 Will Be About Obamacare

On ABC's This Week, Paul Krugman opened up a can of whoop-facts on desperate Republicans who are desperately hanging on…

9 years ago

Paul Krugman Fillets Ignorant Republicans For Not Understanding Anything

On ABC's This Week, Paul Krugman perfectly described the Republicans as people who are ignorant on policy who don't understand…

9 years ago

Stuff Rich People Say: Austerity Admissions and Banker Bonuses

Rich people should talk more openly, more often. It would make a progressive agenda a whole lot more achievable.

9 years ago

No Longer a Frontier: Free Speech vs. Online Ugliness

This week Jillian York of the Electronic Frontier Foundation denounced tech companies and employers who censor or punish online ugliness.…

9 years ago

Louisiana Republicans, Hurricane Katrina, and Time Travel

Progressives sometimes criticize the south as backward, but that's not entirely fair. For example, Louisiana Republicans have developed time travel

9 years ago

The GOP’s Tea Party Astroturf Has Sprouted Roots and Grown Into Fringe Crazy

When the Tea Party emerged four summers ago, many of us dismissed them as a corporate-seeded astroturf movement. We were…

9 years ago

Welcome to Derpica

You've probably seen the word "derp" floating around lately. You may wonder what it means ... and why we seem…

10 years ago

Paul Krugman Smacks Down Republican Whining That Obama Hasn’t Reached Out To Them

Paul Krugman smacked down the Republican lie that Obama hasn't reached out to them by pointing out that every time…

10 years ago

Republican Economic Ignorance Is Pushing America Off The Austerity Cliff

For the past two years under Republican rule, America relinquished its leadership position to Europe and became a devotee of…

10 years ago

Paul Krugman Gets A Taste of What President Obama Deals With Every Single Day

Paul Krugman got a taste of what President Obama deals with every single day during his debate with Joe Scarborough…

10 years ago

Bulletproof Left: Paul Krugman Guts the NRA’s Last Shred of Intimidation

Paul Krugman completely gutted the NRA, and in the process became the the latest example of the left's absolute lack…

10 years ago

The Conservative Obsession with Liberal Media Bias is Right Wing Propaganda

The "Liberal Media", is a tiresome and wholly inaccurate screed that is the centerpiece of right-wing propaganda.

10 years ago

Paul Krugman Stands With Obama, ‘You Don’t Negotiate With (Debt Ceiling) Hostage Takers’

Paul Krugman laid out why the left is standing with President Obama in refusing to negotiate on the debt ceiling.

10 years ago

Paul Krugman Explains How the Recession Could be Solved in Just 2 Years

Paul Krugman explains to Bill Moyers how a spending program could solve the recession in just two years.

10 years ago

Paul Krugman Calls Out Republicans on Their Empty Fiscal Cliff Proposal

On ABC's This Week. Paul Krugman is responded to the Republicans' deficit bluster by calling out their empty fiscal cliff…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Going Off the Rails and Heading Towards Irrelevance

The American people are demand that the wealthy lose their lower tax rates. Instead of accepting this reality, Republicans are…

10 years ago

The Republican Austerity Bomb is the Real Threat to America

Budget negotiation drama is getting more intense as the fiscal cliff or 'austerity bomb' approaches. The stakes for the poor…

10 years ago

Paul Krugman Takes a Flamethrower to Romney’s Lies About the Economy

When the conservative panelists on ABC's This Week tried to push Romney's lies about the economy, they were shot down…

10 years ago

Was It the Day Mitt Romney Lost the Election? Round Up of Reaction to 47% Mittmockle

Was it the day Romney lost the election? That's one of the reactions to Mitt Romney's 47 percent secret video.

10 years ago

Paul Ryan’s Odd VP Selection As a Play for Women’s Votes Through His Wife

So Romney picked Paul Ryan, eh? And at the decidedly unmedia-worthy time of 7 a.m. ET on a Saturday morning.…

10 years ago

Paul Krugman Explains Why Obama’s Private Sector Gaffe Wasn’t Wrong

On CBS, Paul Krugman explained how Obama got the phrase wrong, but his point about private versus public sector job…

11 years ago

Paul Krugman Defies the Media and Calls Out Paul Ryan’s Budget Fraud

In an age when the mainstream media treats fiction and fact as equal, Paul Krugman confronted the Romney campaign today…

11 years ago

Paul Krugman Destroys Every Republican Argument for Austerity

On Bill Maher's Real Time Paul Krugman went head to head with Arthur Laffer, and destroyed every conservative argument for…

11 years ago

Paul Krugman Debunks Mitt Romney’s Economic Nonsense

On CNN, Paul Krugman called out Mitt Romney today for spouting nonsense about the economy and explained why Romney's plan…

11 years ago

Paul Krugman Obliterates the Myth that Low Business Taxes Create Jobs

When Paul Krugman was confronted with the right wing myth that lower business taxes create jobs on ABC's This Week,…

11 years ago

Paul Krugman Labels GOP Argument the Most Dishonest in Political History

Paul Krugman was on ABC's This Week this morning, where he pulled no punches when discussing the GOP's argument against…

13 years ago