Paul Krugman

  • TWere in the midst of a global food crisis the second in three years. World food prices hit a record in January, driven by huge increases in the prices of wheat, corn, sugar and oils. These soaring prices have had only a modest effect on US inflation, which is still low by historical standards, but ...

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  • TIt took futuristic technology to achieve one of the worst ecological disasters on record. Without such technology, after all, BP couldnt have drilled the Deepwater Horizon well in the first place. Yet for those who remember their environmental history, the catastrophe in the gulf has a strangely ...

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