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Can Trump turn the economy around?

Clinton thinks she has to recut a shrinking pie to more equitable slices; Trump thinks the economy is a machine and he knows how it works. They're both wrong.

Will 2016 see a recession?

Obamacare's employer mandate, economic slowdowns abroad, the gap since our last recession and Fed policy all point to a recession this year. But maybe not.

Krugman delusion: This time about the effect of tax increases

Paul Krugman claims that the Republican presidential candidates’ tax cut plans are “voodoo economics” and tries to convince us that tax increases on the wealthy, who are the greatest contributors to the economy, will actually increase economic growth. This is his most glaring delusion yet.