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Although there have been approximately 100,000 media profiles of enthusiastic blue-collar Trump supporters in diners, the reality is that Donald Trump is extraordinarily unpopular. A... [Read More]
Sorry, Donald, no morning in America for you. [Read More]
In some states, politicians are actually trying to do their jobs. [Read More]
The other day, I issued a warning about the Chinese economy. It is, I wrote, "emerging as a danger spot in a world economy that... [Read More]
The short run could be bad for the rest of Europe, too... [Read More]
In normal times, Donald Trump's announcement of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, bringing us closer to an all-out trade war, would have... [Read More]
Did finance cause the Great Recession, redux... [Read More]
Trump has perverted the process and undermined U.S. credibility. [Read More]
The next slump may have multiple causes... [Read More]
Activists in Maine opposed to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court are trying to put pressure on Susan Collins, the state's Republican... [Read More]
Why the modern G.O.P. keeps abandoning principles it claims to honor. [Read More]
Macroeconomics is better than you think, microeconomics worse, and data are limited... [Read More]
What's particularly impressive about Obamacare's stabilization is that it's happening despite desperate attempts by Trump and his allies to sabotage his predecessor's achievement. [Read More]
Ben Bernanke argues that it was mainly about finance. I have (friendly) questions. [Read More]
Lehman Bros. failed 10 years ago. The U.S. economy was already in a recession, but Lehman's fall and the chaos that followed sent it off... [Read More]
Why did the slump last so long? Cynical, bad-faith Republican politics. [Read More]
Why the slump went on so much longer than it should have... [Read More]
Last week, Ted Cruz, the unexpectedly endangered Republican senator from Texas, warned that Beto O'Rourke, his Democratic opponent, would turn the state into California, with... [Read More]
Secular stagnation means even less reason to worry... [Read More]
and Republicans have been wrong all the way. [Read More]