Paul Krugman column: The nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue

Paul Krugman column: The nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue

Every worker’s nightmare is the horrible boss — everyone knows at least one — who is utterly incompetent yet refuses to step aside. Such bosses have the reverse Midas touch — everything they handle turns to crud — but they’ll pull out every stop, violate every norm, to stay in that corner office. And they…

The Future of Trust-Busting Is in Joe Biden’s Hands

The Future of Trust-Busting Is in Joe Biden’s Hands

Pigs are flying! Up is down! The public approves of how Congress handled something!After Wednesday’s much-anticipated hearing with the chief executive officers of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple, onlookers in the media and activist community generally thought that the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust members showed up to show Big Tech what’s what. Coming on…

If you wish to save your favorite small company, use a mask

CLOSE The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed major manufacturers that specialize in personal protective equipment like face masks and face shields — so some smaller and medium sized businesses are switching course to make PPE. (April 9) AP DomesticThere’s no easy way to say this: America’s small businesses are dying. Small businesses in some industries –…

Barr able to put his stamp on executive power as Trump’s AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gathered in the small assembly hall in Little Rock, Arkansas, their chairs spaced 6 feet (1.83 meters) apart, the business leaders listen admiringly to the nation’s chief law enforcement official.They ask Attorney General William Barr about elder fraud and other subjects. Each thanks Barr for his devotion and service, praising him as…

Barr able to put his stamp on executive power as Trump’s AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gathered in the small assembly hall in Little Rock, Arkansas, their chairs spaced 6 feet (1.83 meters) apart, the business leaders listen admiringly to the nation’s chief law enforcement official.They ask Attorney General William Barr about elder fraud. They ask about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, about protection…