The Great Unraveling

The Great Unraveling

Losing Our Way in the New Century

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
A respected economist shares a collection of his columns from "The New York Times" that analyzes the course of the American economy, looking at the collapse of fiscal responsibility, corporate scandals, and how the nation can get back on track.

Norton Pub
No one has more authority to call the shots the way they really are than award-winning economist Paul Krugman, whose provocative New York Times columns are keenly followed by millions. One of the world's most respected economists, Krugman has been named America's most important columnist by the Washington Monthly and columnist of the year by Editor and Publisher magazine.A major bestseller, this influential and wide-ranging book has been praised by BusinessWeek as Krugman's "most provocative and compelling effort yet," the New York Review of Books as "refreshing," and Library Journal as "thought-provoking...even funny." The American Prospect put it in vivid terms: "In a time when too few tell it like it is...[Krugman] has taken on the battle of our time."Built from Paul Krugman's influential Op-Ed columns for the New York Times, this book galvanized the reading public. With wit, passion, and a unique ability to explain complex issues in plain English, Krugman describes how the nation has been misled by a dishonest administration.In this long-awaited work containing Krugman's most influential columns along with new commentary, he chronicles how the boom economy unraveled: how exuberance gave way to pessimism, how the age of corporate heroes gave way to corporate scandals, how fiscal responsibility collapsed. From his account of the secret history of the California energy crisis to his devastating dissections of dishonesty in the Bush administration, from the war in Iraq to the looting of California to the false pretenses used to sell an economic policy that benefits only a small elite, Krugman tells the uncomfortable truth like no one else. And he gives us the road map we will need to follow if we are to get the country back on track.The paperback edition features a new introduction as well as new writings.
"Paul Krugman is a hero of mine. Read his book."—Al Franken

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"This national bestseller chronicles the dangers of an administration that has raised dishonesty to dizzying heights. Economist Paul Krugman exposes the facts that speak for themselves. From identifying the flaws in George W. Bush's economic plans to telling the story behind California's energy crisis, to revealing the administration's reasons for going to war in Iraq, Krugman offers justification for his criticisms and sets the first years of the twenty-first century in a stark new light. This up-to-date edition includes a new introduction and other material that reflect the events of 2004"--Jacket.
A respected economist and columnist for The New York Times shares a collection of his most influential columns, along with commentary, that critically analyzes the course of the American economy, looking at the collapse of fiscal responsibility, corporate scandals, political dishonesty, and what the nation needs to get back on track. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2004
Edition: Updated and expanded ed.
ISBN: 9780393326055
Branch Call Number: 330.973 K939g, 2004
Characteristics: xxxix, 516 p. ; 21 cm


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Feb 25, 2016

It is now the year 2016, 13 years after this book's publication date. Is there anyone alive who still hasn't figured out that Wall Street shill, Paul Krugman, who is now shamelessly attacking the economist Bernie Sanders is relying upon, is a complete farce?
Krugman actually stated publicly he believes banks only lend from funds on hand - - he has NO CONCEPTION of the fractional reserve system!
Krugman actually stated back in 2009, that the oil price surge was strictly supply & demand, even though the Baltic Dry Index had collapsed! [massive speculation, especially by Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on the InterContinental Exchange].
Krugman actually stated that the cause of the Global Economic Meltdown was too much household debt - - giving the banksters a free pass on their global Ponzi scheme of Credit Default Swaps on trashy CDOs, et cetera!
It would take too much space to state all the idiocies the lobbyist for the central banks has claimed - - instead just check out how long he's been with the Group of Thirty [].

Aug 26, 2012

Doubting that the person using a number as an alias is Prof. Krugman, but the book's still worth taking a close look at.

Oct 20, 2008

read my NY times editorials


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