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Arguing with Zombies by Paul Krugman (Princeton University)

Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future

Paul Krugman (Princeton University)

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Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publication date: 28 Jan 2020
ISBN: 9781324005018

An accessible, compelling introduction to today's major policy issues from columnist, best-selling author and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman.

5 stars out of 5
3 May 2020

"a timely reminder that actual knowledge and ordinary common sense are two of the rarest qualities in mainstream journalism today"

Krugman’s columns act like a steady stream of antibiotics, aimed at restoring the importance of the economic sciences that have been so successfully displaced by brain-dead Republican ideology. Very few political columns are worth reading 12 months after they are written – the New York Times grandee James Reston accurately titled one of his collections Sketches in the Sand. But Krugman’s book proves that he, a Nobel-prize winning economist, shares two rare qualities with George Orwell, the novelist who also wrote much of the best journalism of the 20th century: deep intelligence and genuine prescience.