Nobel or no the man is such a fucking idiot sometimes.

    Iā€™m not saying that coping with change was ever easy. The decline of coal employment had devastating effects on many families, and much of what used to be coal country has never recovered. The loss of manual jobs in port cities surely contributed to the urban social crisis of the ā€™70s and ā€™80s.

Hey, Paul - which is easier to replace with automation - a union gig or a non-union gig?

This is the second-stupidest article I've seen this week. This is the first. It's a high bar or Krugman would win.

posted by kleinbl00: 212 days ago