David Morris Discussion with Paul Krugman

Date: 6 Nov 2007 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s Vice-President David Morris speaks with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman in Minneapolis, November 6, 2007.

There are 11 parts to the video series. In Parts 1-3, Krugman is introduced and discusses current events, Parts 4-8, Krugman discusses American political ideology, and Parts 9-11, Krugman takes questions from the audience.

Part 1: Paul Krugman Introduction.


Part 2: Krugman discusses the “Second Gilded Age” and how we got to where we are today.


Part 3: Krugman discusses taxes and the economy.


Part 4: Krugman speaks of conservative politics and ideology.


Part 5: Krugman briefly touches on healthcare and talks about “the death of outrage.”


Part 6: Krugman talks about the optimism of liberal politics today and how things are different now compared to the 1993 Democratic party.


Part 7: Krugman talks about the difference between a liberal and a progressive and compares Democratic popularity now and in the past.


Part 8: Krugman talks about healthcare.


Part 9: Krugman takes questions from the audience.


Part 10: Krugman takes questions from the audience.


Part 11: Krugman takes questions from the audience.


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David Morris is co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and currently ILSR's distinguished fellow. His five non-fiction books range from an analysis of Chilean development to the future of electric power to the transformation of cities and neighborhoods.  For 14 years he was a regular columnist for the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. His essays on public policy have appeared in the New York TimesWall Street Journal, Washington PostSalonAlternetCommon Dreams, and the Huffington Post.