Ep. 170: Are Conservatives Hypocrites on Fed Policy?

7 January 2019     |     Tom Woods     |     1

Krugman can’t believe that the same people warning about expansionary monetary policy under Barack Obama are suddenly concerned about contractionary monetary policy under Donald Trump. You already know part of the answer: Krugman is as inconsistent as the folks he criticize are. But we have much more for you, particularly: what’s so bad about the Federal Reserve’s intervention into the economy?

Krugman Column

Hard Money Men, Suddenly Going Soft” (December 20, 2018)

Related Links

Asimov’s Foundation novels grounded my economics,” by Paul Krugman
Wikipedia: Zero Capital Income Taxation

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