Tag Archives: Paul Krugman

Light Switch or Thermostat?

Over the past month or so Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker demonstrated how people like to view issues as a choice between opposites.   The new Republican governor there thinks that unions are bad, not indeterminate, and certainly never good. He … Continue reading

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Does a Gold Standard make sense?

Last week (2011 Feb 06-12) the question of backing the US dollar with something of value rose up yet again. Last Tuesday, Paul Ryan (Rep. WI) asked (or rather lectured) Ben Bernanke why the price of gold was rising, or … Continue reading

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