Nobel laureate. Op-Ed columnist, @nytopinion. Author, “The Return of Depression Economics,” “The Great Unraveling,” “The Age of Diminished Expectations” + more.
I know it's a tired line, but imagine the firestorm if, say, a member of the Squad said things like that 4/
In today's col I noted that many Republicans seem to support Biden's economic agenda even as they reject his legitimacy, and suggest that one reason is that the GOP is barely trying to argue policy on the merits 1/
Adam Tooze has some interesting reflections on the famous (if you're a certain kind of nerd) 1994 bond massacre, and argue that it doesn't really prove the existence of bond vigilantes 1/
One thing he doesn't note is that whatever that was, it had almost no visible effect on the real economy 2/
A huge relief plan, including major health care expansion. Unprecedented support for the rights of workers to organize. Joe Biden is looking a lot more progressive than I think anyone imagined
America's response to the coronavirus is the worst in the world, which is shocking and has a lot to do with a leader who is completely unfit, temperamentally and intellectually, for the job 1/
Susan Collins says she's concerned about deficits, and that's why she's voting for the tax bill. I'm watching my weight, and that's why I'm having a huge piece of pie with ice cream.