Gregg Easterbrook

The good and bad of 2011

December 15, 2010

With 2011 around the corner, what big developments might be expected in the coming year? Here are a few possibilities, bad and good:

It’s time for Obama to stop declaring new recovery plans

September 7, 2010

Pundits are restless, an election looms – so this week, President Barack Obama is proposing yet another round of special favors, aimed at improving the economy. Prominent columnist Paul Krugman wants the plans to be “bold” and to involve huge amounts of money. Here’s a contrasting view: government should stop declaring recovery plans, bold or otherwise.