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Check out this PBS NewsHour profile of Paul Krugman, which includes some footage of Tom questioning the Nobel Prize-winning economist at a recent even in Cambridge.

You can find the PBS segment here and hear our own show with Paul Krugman talking about his new book here.

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  • Ellen Dibble

    PBS Newshour has more from Krugman than they were able to broadcast, and their website segment from Tuesday has extended discussion with Krugman (and counterpoint from Terence Burnham a microeconomist at Harvard, author of “Mean Markets and Lizard Brains”) here:  

    They say, “Tuesday features the economist’s view on Spain’s euro-woes and its housing bubble, and what Krugman thinks Germany should do about it (namely, accept a rise in inflation).”  (Mr. Krugman, I watched you twice on Tuesday, first from Springfield PBS, then from Hartford PBS; thank you very much.)

  • P Thompson

    How are the American people going to pay for this? Bases on my teachers salary, “reasonable and affordable” healthcare would constitute no more than 2.5% of my annual gross. Maybe 1% for each additional person in my family/household. That may be reasonable percentage rate for ALL Americans, poorest to richest.

    P. Thompson, Tennessee

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  • David Carroll

    Tom may have a face for television, but his is THE VOICE of radio.  Please do not dally in this silly medium for any longer than you have to!  We need your dulcet tones streaming from the radio speakers!

  • Sharon

    someone or a group filed a 2010 Federal Income tax return using my SS # & name.  I had to physically file a return with the IRS & prove who I was. (Turbo Tax rejected my return) How does this happen & how to I prevent this in the future?
    No other accounts were compromised.  I filed a report with the FTC etc.
    I obviously feel victimized & powerless.  Apparently,this has happened to others.
    What data baae could they have used & why would they have stopped at merely filing a Federal return?
    Could this be a foreign organization?

Jul 25, 2014
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