Contra Krugman

Philip Goff argues that libertarians make a variety of unsupported and unsupportable assumptions when they claim that taxation is theft....
Are Republicans at war with schoolteachers? Krugman thinks so: their state-level tax cuts have wrought havoc on education budgets, and...
Krugman says renewable energy is getting less expensive and more realistic as a power option all the time, and that...
In this column Krugman suggests that the decline in the moral and scholarly rigor of conservative intellectuals has to do...
Opponents of protectionism sometimes misrepresent what the real danger of it is. It isn't going to cause a depression or...
Krugman insists on the validity of the Phillips Curve, which purports to show an inverse relationship between unemployment and inflation,...
Krugman says Trump is surrounded by people who are wrong on trade: first, the neo-mercantilists, who view trade as a...
Today we branch out a bit and take on one of Robert Reich's popular (but obviously simplistic) videos about what's...
Trump's tariffs are bad economics, so Krugman isn't entirely wrong, but his cheerleading for some of the well-known trade agreements...
Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is gaining traction. Its adherents think it's just common sense, but it's actually destructive nonsense. Why,...
Krugman insists that Republicans are unique in refusing to admit to making mistakes, lying about their intentions, etc. Of course,...
Krugman can't believe Republicans who worried about deficits under Obama -- when, according to Keynesianism, we needed deficits to help...