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Professor Krugman’s Nervous Tic? Joe Firestone – New Economic Perspectives

Professor Krugman’s Nervous Tic?

Paul Krugman’s recent post makes some good points about the myth of the undeserving poor. But does he have a nervous tic? When criticizing conservative economic views, doesn’t he always seem to genuflect slightly to conservative opinion in order to … Continue reading

Professor Krugman’s Nervous Tic?

The Dutch Left’s Embrace of the Austerity Suicide Pact: It’s Necessary for the Children!

The Dutch Left’s Embrace of the Austerity Suicide Pact: It’s Necessary for the Children!

By William K. Black A remarkable, and terrible, thing has just taken place in the Netherlands of which few Americans are aware.  The ruling Dutch political coalition collapsed when the ultra-right wing party (the Freedom Party, led by Geert Wilders) … Continue reading

The Dutch Left’s Embrace of the Austerity Suicide Pact: It’s Necessary for the Children!