I can not tell who is right and who is wrong in Wisconsin. I invite the NYT and its commenters to help me. Through out the 20th century, unions were desperately needed. 158 more words
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Paul Krugman ends his column: “Meanwhile, the first real debtor revolt against austerity is off to a decent start, even if nobody believes it. What’s the Greek for “Keep calm and carry on”?” 27 more words
This Paul Krugman piece is great. I followed one of the links to a lecture by Larry Summers supporting that education is not the issue. 65 more words
Krugman: The republican candidates turn to supply siders for support. Lindsay: How this relates to Climate Change deniers.
Paul Krugman: : “For those unfamiliar with the phrase, “charlatans and cranks” is associated with N. Gregory Mankiw, a professor at Harvard who served for a time as George W. 222 more words
I wasn’t particularly aware of John Podesta. Peter Baker writes in the NYT: “Mr. Obama tried to recruit him to join the administration, an entreaty he resisted until early 2014 when the presidency was flailing and he agreed to come on board for a year to help turn it around. 89 more words