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Posted on: Jan 11, 2013, Source:

"I probably have more influence doing what I do now than I would if I were inside trying to do the court power games that come with any White House...," Krugman said on "Moyers & Company."

Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: The Washington Monthly

Fiscal-cliff doomsayers are out of touch with reality.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: The New York Times

For those who think the government shouldn't be involved in health care, they already are. And you should be grateful.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2009, Source: The New York Times

President Obama's new budget represents a clean split, and a lot of promise for future progressive programs.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2009, Source: The New York Times

What do you call someone who deprives millions of decent health care, but offers a $15k bonus to affluent people who flip their houses? Centrist.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2009, Source: The New York Times

Obama's team is talking a whole new economic voodoo: the belief that by performing elaborate financial rituals we can keep dead banks walking.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2009, Source: The New York Times

So Mr. Obama should reconsider his apparent decision to let the previous administration get away with crime.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2008, Source: The New York Times

We could -- and still might -- do a lot worse than a rerun of the Clinton years. But Mr. Obama’s most fervent supporters expect much more.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2007, Source: The New York Times

The U.S. labor movement isn't dying a natural death: corporations and politicians are helping.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2007, Source: The New York Times

The lending crisis was wholly predictable; how did we end up here anyway?

Posted on: Sep 6, 2007, Source: The New York Times

Iraq commander Gen. Petraeus will testify next week on the "progress" in Iraq. Congress owes it to the public to expose the Pentagon's cooked-up numbers on the recent death count.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2007, Source: The New York Times

It appears that many influential people in this country have learned nothing from the last five years.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2007, Source: The New York Times

The real-estate bubble of recent years, like the stock bubble of the late 1990s, was both caused and fed by widespread malfeasance. Now, those same bad actors want to be rescued by the "nanny state."

Posted on: Mar 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Economist and <i>New York Times</i> columnist Paul Krugman explains in simple terms how the American economy went from having the world's most dynamic middle class to being on the verge of a rich-poor state in only 30 years.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2003, Source: The Nation

Our political leaders are doing everything they can to fortify class inequality, while denouncing anyone who complains--or even points out what is happening -- as a practitioner of "class warfare."