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Paul Krugman: Obama's Record On Fighting Inequality Better Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Home

Banks may still be too big to fail, wages are still flat, and the income gap is still widening, but economist Paul Krugman nevertheless calls Presiden...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Paul Krugman Makes Pessimistic Prediction About Obama's Second Term | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.29.2013 | Home

NEW YORK -- Paul Krugman doesn't have high hopes for President Barack Obama's second term. The Nobel Prize-winning economist said at an event at th...

Krugman: Obama 'Screwed Up' 'Doing Fine' Line

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Home

Princeton Professor and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman said President Barack Obama erred by saying Friday that the private sector is "doing fin...

Our Desperate Need for Honest Leadership

Michael Roth | Posted 09.08.2011 | Home
Michael Roth

Sensible government seems to have become a contradiction in terms. Democratic leaders have no ideas of their own, while Republican leaders are dedicated to protecting the rich -- not to fiscal responsibility.

Paul Krugman: Obama Didn't Fight Hard Enough Against Tax Cuts For The Rich | PAUL KRUGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

And then there's the tax-cut issue. Mr. Obama could and should be hammering Republicans for trying to hold the middle class hostage to secure tax cuts...

Obama's Latest Stimulus Plan Gets Panned By Krugman

Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In a speech in Cleveland tomorrow, President Obama will propose an economic stimulus plan that would allow businesses to deduct immediately the entire...

Does Size Matter? Simon Johnson vs. Paul Krugman on Whether to Break Up "Too Big to Fail" Banks

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles Mogulescu

Paul Krugman and Simon Johnson are two of my favorite economic commentators, but when it comes to the issue of breaking up mega-banks, they take dramatically opposing positions.

Krugman Slams Obama On Health Care Reform: Not Enough Audacity

New York Times | PAUL KRUGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When it comes to domestic policy, there are two Barack Obamas. On one side there's Barack the Policy Wonk, whose command of the issues and ability to...

Krugman: Don't Give Up On Rescue That's Pulled Us Few Inches Back From Edge Of Abyss

New York Times | PAUL KRUGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The debate over economic policy has taken a predictable yet ominous turn: the crisis seems to be easing, and a chorus of critics is already demanding ...

Marcus Baram

Krugman Won't Comment On Off-The-Record Dinner With Obama | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nobel-Prize-winning economists Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz have been persistent critics of the bailout, serving as thorns in the side of Presiden...

Krugman: 'The Obama Administration Is Dithering' On Banks

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In his column today, Nobel laureate economist and intermittent critic of the Obama administration, accuses the President and his economic team of "dit...

Krugman: 'Obama's Victory Feels Like Defeat'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the New York Times, Paul Krugman wonders why President Obama's stimulus win doesn't feel like one: By any normal political standards, this week's...


Neil McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Neil McCarthy

The GOP is telling us that the solution to our current problems is some combination of tax cuts, a spending freeze, reduction of the deficit, and the condemnation the "earmark."

Krugman: Obama Preparing More Bailouts For Bank Industry 'Bunglers'

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Question: what happens if you lose vast amounts of other people's money? Answer: you get a big gift from the federal government -- but the president s...

Krugman Calls Obama Out For Silence On Healthcare Reform

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The whole world is in recession. But the United States is the only wealthy country in which the economic catastrophe will also be a health care catast...

Paul Krugman Letter To Obama In Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dear Mr. President: Like FDR three-quarters of a century ago, you're taking charge at a moment when all the old certainties have vanished, all the co...

Sam Stein

Krugman, Reich, Take Obama Up On Stimulus Advice | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last week, Barack Obama let it be known that when it came to formulating a stimulus bill, all ideas were welcome -- whether they came from the bowels ...

Obama Right to Reassure Wall Street Markets With Rubinauts But Also Needs Econ Advisors Who Stand for Main Street

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles Mogulescu

We can only hope that Obama balances the smart Rubinauts whom he has picked to lead his economic team with some equally smart pro-Main Street economic minds.

Paul Krugman: Obama WILL Win -- and Then Media Will Crucify Him

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Greg Mitchell

Krugman predicte that "within three months of taking office, no, less than three months" the media would be out to get Obama, as much as they had at the high point of anti-Bill Clinton bashing.

Krugman On Mortgage Plans: Obama "Cautious," Clinton "Bold And Progressive"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman writes on the presidential candidates' mortgage crisis proposals: Barack Obama's speech on the economy on Thurs...

An Obama-Krugman Truce Over Health Care?

NYT | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I didn't watch Russert -- I almost never do -- but apparently Barack Obama has just floated the idea of imposing some penalty on people who fail to si...