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Energy bill misses some opportunities

The following editorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News: New York Times columnist Paul Krugman speaks for many critics when he says the energy bill that recently passed in Congress is "simply an exercise in corporate welfare...
State wages haven't kept up with inflation

...with the fact that the Republican-controlled Congress has refused to raise the minimum wage standard since 1997. Paul Krugman wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times which commented on a new book entitled "Polarized America: The Dance...
Obama's Cronkite moment?

...I've lost Middle America." Now President Obama appears to have "lost" New York Times liberal economic columnist Paul Krugman. Krugman, who enthusiastically supported the president's redistributionist and stimulus plans, has bowed to the...
New Latin leaders should be role models for Obama

...former Goldman Sachs employees that runs the U.S Treasury Department, and instead appointed Nobel laureate economists Paul Krugman and Joe Stiglitz to key positions including the chairmanship of the Federal Reserve. Instead of Hillary Clinton, who...
With inflation checked, a new round of federal spending can create millions of new jobs

...should therefore be restoring full employment. This is a relatively easy thing to do. As Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman aptly put it: "It's like having a dead battery in a car, and while there may be a lot wrong with the car, you...
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Endless economic growth is its own Ponzi scheme

...Americans. However, there are similarities between the two that makes Perry's analogy worth considering. In 1996 Paul Krugman, a liberal columnist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, wrote that the redistribution of wealth occurs...
My Turn: The mirage of WMDs

...hard questions. We should be demanding congressional investigations and administration resignations. As columnist Paul Krugman wrote in Tuesday's New York Times, "the selling of the war is arguably the worst scandal in American political history...
Obama's climate plan long overdue and good for the economy

...Act in 1970 and that businesses did not suffer a "quiet death" when we tackled acid rain in 1990. Harvard economist Paul Krugman concurs. In a recent New York Times column, Krugman notes, "The actual lesson of history - for example, from efforts...
Coda: Code for a Trojan horse the loss of tens of thousands of American factories and millions of American jobs. According to Nobel economist Paul Krugman, China's currency manipulation alone costs America up to 1.5 percent of its GDP every year, and Economic Policy...


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