Few French economists have achieved the kind of adulation Thomas Piketty has experienced recently from the media and the left. Within the context of the American political scene, Piketty’s dour predictions for the future of capitalism and his call for a “utopian” global wealth tax fit perfectly with the left’s frame of an inequality message.
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In “Paul Krugman and Detroit, Part 1” I discussed the New York Times columnist’s failure to understand why Detroit currently resembles the United States in Atlas Shrugged. But Krugman’s error[…]
I’m currently planning my next book in which I intend to discuss how shockingly anti-science the MSM has become when it comes to pet policy issues that involve science, technology[…]
The New York Times columnist Paul Krugman had a column December 25 titled: “Springtime for Toxics.” The column extolled virtues of the gift to the nation by the Environmental Protection Agency[…]
It’s not often that I commend New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, but in his May 12 column he came out with this gem of a description of the federal[…]
A new National Bureau of Economic Research paper (gated, $5.00) by Casey Rothschild of Middlebury and Florian Scheuer of Stanford looks at the consequences of various tax rates for people[…]