Nobel laureate. Op-Ed columnist, @nytopinion. Author, “The Return of Depression Economics,” “The Great Unraveling,” “The Age of Diminished Expectations” + more.
Totally off topic: some readers may know that I'm a 66-yr-old wannabe hipster who discovered indie music late in life. Sometimes I find new bands by checking out who's playing at NYC indie venues. Around 3 yrs ago I discovered Larkin Poe, a sister act 1/
Saw them at Rockwood Music Hall, a tiny venue, and have been following ever since. And now they've been nominated for a Grammy. Guess I wasn't the only one who liked them 2/
Two notes on some reactions I've been getting to today's column: 1. The title is a play on what people of my parent's generation always used to ask: "Is it good for the Jews?"
2. Amazing how many people think opposing the policies of Israel's current government is anti-Semitic Next thing they'll be saying that opposing Donald Trump is unpatriotic. Oh, wait
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.
I read the news today, oh boy. Shocked at how little there is about the anti-democratic coup in Wisconsin. A once-progressive US state has just been turned into Hungary on the Great Lakes. Where's the wave of outrage?
This sort of confirms Warren's whole worldview, doesn't? Big Finance, given the choice between treason and a wealth tax, chooses treason
I'm old enough to remember when Presidential Medals of Freedom were given for showing courage and making sacrifices on behalf of the nation and the world. Tiger Woods ... hits golf balls for money