Uncategorized

Party of Pollution

A great editorial in today’s NY Times from Paul Krugman where he slices and dices the Republican analysis that environmental regulations are taking jobs and killing the economy.

“…there are a number of industries inflicting environmental damage that’s worth more than the sum of the wages they pay and the profits they earn — which means, in effect, that they destroy value rather than create it. ”

share this.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/21/opinion/party-of-pollution.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha212

3 Comments


  1. Stephen

    October 21, 2011 at 9:29 am

    I think you mean Paul, not Jack …

  2. Tony Randall

    October 21, 2011 at 9:33 am

    I’m so glad to see that my old partner from the Odd Couple is still feisty and giving the GOP hell.

  3. Rob Schofield

    October 21, 2011 at 9:50 am

    It’s early on a Friday — typo has been fixed. :)

Check Also

Excuses fading for inaction on climate change

Among the most prominent reasons for US inaction ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

Two groups seeking state contracts to run struggling North Carolina schools have professional ties t [...]

North Carolinians will lose their “precious right to vote,” as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader [...]

Saturday nights at the 311 Motor Speedway in rural Pine Hall smell of fast food and fuel. Wooden ble [...]

Cornelius Redfearn, principal at Durham’s Glenn Elementary, said Tuesday night that the looming unce [...]

The post NCAA Legitimacy Deflated appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

There are lots of reasons for people to get off of the sidelines and commit themselves to new and su [...]

4---number of days since The Trump administration announced its decision to halt cost-sharing subsid [...]

Hypocrisy in politics is hardly a new phenomenon but rarely is it as boldly on display as it was las [...]

Featured | Special Projects

NC Budget 2017
The maze of the NC Budget is complex. Follow the stories to follow the money.
Read more


NC Redistricting 2017
New map, new districts, new lawmakers. Here’s what you need to know about gerrymandering in NC.
Read more