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Paul Krugman’s Critique of Bernie Sanders

I want to pass on a couple of Paul Krugman’s recent blog posts.  They are critical of Bernie Sanders.  Paul Krugman is a notorious liberal economist who won a Nobel Prize.  He is an influential voice on the Left. Weakened … Continue reading

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How Should Leftists Respond to the Economy under President Obama?

I was reading a Forbes article yesterday: Economically, Could Obama Be America’s Best President?  The Dow has been doing very well lately, and some have argued that this has contributed to a growth in federal revenue that has helped to … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman’s The Conscience of a Liberal 8: Party of Ideas

I finished Paul Krugman’s The Conscience of a Liberal.  In this post, I’ll highlight something that Krugman says on page 271: “In fact, to survey the current political scene is to be struck by just how well formulated the progressive … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman’s The Conscience of a Liberal 7

In my latest reading of The Conscience of a Liberal, Paul Krugman refers to a study by Elizabeth Warren and business consultant Amelia Warren Tyagi (who is also Elizabeth Warren’s daughter) concerning bankruptcy in the U.S.  Krugman summarizes their findings … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman’s The Conscience of a Liberal 6: “What’s Okay with Kansas?”

In my latest reading of The Conscience of a Liberal, Paul Krugman interacts with Thomas Frank’s 2004 book, What’s the Matter with Kansas?  How Conservatives Won the Heart of America?  In that book, Frank argues that many people in Kansas … Continue reading

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