Tag Archives: Robert Samuelson

>Is the Center Breaking?

>Robert Samuelson is a syndicated economic columnist, whose work is featured in Newsweek. He is not a partisan–see a list of his recent columns here. There may be some wishful thinking on my part, but I believe that the center … Continue reading

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Samuelson [Wade] vs. Krugman [Kobe]

Robert Samuelson is a top economist who gets a wide audience, mostly due to his Newsweek column. I find him to be the most consistently politically-neutral economist around, think of him as the Dwyane Wade of economists; talented, hard-working and … Continue reading

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Poor Aren’t Poor Because Rich Are Rich

Economist Robert Samuelson at his best. He addresses the question of income inequality in his column. An excerpt: Judged only by economic inequality, the financial crisis is a godsend. It will probably narrow the gap though still vast between the … Continue reading

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Rescue Plan as Seen From the Left, Center & Right

In trying to find a common thread from each of the political spectrum’s, I have to conclude that Ben Bernanke [Fed] and Henry Paulson [Treasury] do not have enough credibility remaining to get the rescue plan they are seeking. Perspective … Continue reading

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Morality and Globalization

Perception: Globalization may have been oversold. We are beginning to see unanticipated problems which should give us pause. Economic Reality: The idea behind Globalization – defined as the increased integration of the world’s economy – is that resources should be … Continue reading

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