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Op-Ed: U.S. stock markets surge on suprise Trump victory

When Hillary Clinton appeared to be slated to win the presidency after the FBI announced there would be no charges related to recently found emails, U.S. markets rallied on Monday.

Paul Krugman worries that 'Abenomics' in Japan may fail

Tokyo - Paul Krugman, the liberal economist and Nobel Prize winner, said that there was a growing risk of failure of "Abenomics" the policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe designed to boost the Japanese economy out of a two-decade slump.

Op-Ed: Paul Krugman op-ed about income inequality is a must-read

Widely-known economist Paul Krugman has penned an op-ed in the New York Times asserting that increasing education attainment is not the key to reducing income inequality. Krugman is right on the money...and could save us billions in wasted funds.

Op-Ed: Paul Krugman on Syriza's policies

New York - Alexis Tsipras, leader of the left-wing Syriza coalition, is about to become prime minister of Greece. He will be the first European leader elected on an explicit promise to challenge the austerity policies that have prevailed since 2010.

Op-Ed: Texas Republican compares Obama to Hitler, spells 'Adolf' wrong

Washington D.c. - Congressman Randy Weber is catching plenty of heat for his tweet comparing Obama to Hitler and he has apologized...sort of. Weber criticized Obama for not attending the massive rally in Paris following recent brutal terrorism-fueled attacks.

Op-Ed: Krugman: Obama 'most consequential president in American history'

Washington - Paul Krugman, a professor at Princeton and the winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2008, is saying nice things about President Barack Obama and his presidency. This is the same Krugman that once said he was "skeptical" of Obama succeeding.

Op-Ed: Obamacare leads some firms to end existing health care coverage

Washington - Back in 2011, Doug Henwood of the Left Business Observer argued that Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, would result in some employers dropping their existing coverage and forcing employers onto the exchanges.

Op-Ed: Paul Krugman claims slow economic growth may be new normal

New York - Paul Krugman argues that the problem of maintaining adequate demand is likely to be persistent. He argues that this lack of demand is likely to create a situation where slow growth will be the new normal for economies.

Op-Ed: Is the US an authoritarian national surveillance state?

New Haven - An article by Jack Balkin a Yale law professor discusses what he calls the new national surveillance state that is being created in many countries including the US.

1998 Paul Krugman article predicted Internet slowdown by 2005

New York - Keynesian economist Paul Krugman wrote an article in 1998 that predicted that the Internet would experience a significant slowdown and the revolutionary global system wouldn't have much of an economic effect on our lives.

Will Paul Krugman debate an Austrian economist for charity?

New York - Will Keynesian economist Paul Krugman debate Austrian economist Robert Murphy for charity? Murphy challenged the Nobel-winning economist to a debate in which all proceeds will go to a feed hungry New Yorkers.

Parody website posts article claiming Paul Krugman is bankrupt

New York - The Daily Currant, a parody website, reported that New York Times columnist and Keynesian economist Paul Krugman filed for bankruptcy. Although the story is untrue, many news organizations picked it up as fact.

Op-Ed: Paul Krugman — Republicans holding US hostage

New York - Paul Krugman complained that the Republican leadership is holding the country hostage on the debt-ceiling issue. He says that they are threatening to blow up the world economy, if they do not get their way in the debt-ceiling debate.

Krugman urges Obama, mint trillion-dollar coin, fix debt-ceiling

Washington - In a recent blog post, The New York Times' Paul Krugman urges President Obama to go ahead and mint the trillion-dollar platinum coin to prevent Congressional Republicans forcing the US economy into a default crisis by refusing to lift the debt ceiling.

George Will, Mary Matalin attack Paul Krugman on ABC Sunday panel

New York - Does anyone like Paul Krugman? Speaking with conservatives George Will and Mary Matalin on ABC's "This Week," it appeared that his fellow pundits are starting to become frustrated with Krugman and his economic viewpoints.

Op-Ed: Sorry, Keynesians, Hurricane Sandy is not great for the economy

New York - Is a disaster as catastrophic as Hurricane Sandy actually beneficial to the economy and a nation's populace? Keynesian economists like to suggest such nonsense, but the notions have already been refuted by the likes of Frederic Bastiat.

Op-Ed: Vermin on the Hill — How Congress provides a 911 every day

Sydney - I’ve been describing American politics as pure criminal anti-democracy for some time. But a US election year, which happens in the same years as the Olympics, is worth watching for the exact opposite reasons that I watch the Olympics.

Op-Ed: PolitiFact and the low point of liberal appeasement

In the midst of all the political bickering that has been the center of attention in 2011, House Republicans have touched almost every third rail in national politics.

Op-Ed: Social engineering American style

A social engineer is normally a highly motivated, verbose, collection of clichés living in the pocket of someone else. Not any more. The means is now the end. The process now defines the product, and it's a very inferior product.

Op-Ed: US budget - Government of the dumb, by the dumb, for the dumb

If you look up the phrase “The US is broke” on Google, you’ll get 176 million responses. As the House of Representatives passes a range of penny pinching bills mainly directed at Democrat programs like Habitat for Humanity, the prognosis isn't good.

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