Posts Tagged ‘Paul Krugman’

  1. It’s getting too hot for clear thinking

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    January 20, 2018 by AK

    President Trump has given a Fake News award to Professor Paul Krugman, which I find both unfair and inordinately amusing. It’s unfair because Krugman is not a news reporter but a columnist and sometime economist. Since winning the Nobel prize in economics in 2008, he seems to have focused his efforts on blogging and columning …
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  2. The unpatriotic majority

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    July 30, 2016 by AK

    Come to think of it, Paul Krugman’s willingness to accuse America’s largest minority, the white Christians, of treason is not just an amplified, tables-turned version of the ancient charge leveled at the Jews. Prof. Krugman vaguely suggests that “the tribe” – the white Christians in his idiolect – have never been patriotic. He writes: The people who …
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  3. This tribe – or that?

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    July 30, 2016 by AK

    Each person who thinks she loves America loves her own America so Paul Krugman’s question is not even rhetorically interesting. The tribe he is referring to – the “white Christians” of America – is still by far the largest “tribe” in the country, and if it were unanimously fearing that its interests might run counter to the …
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