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Paul Krugman: Nobel Prize-winning economist warns of threat to America’s economic future

Is partisanship infecting every corner of today's realm of ideas? Stephen Sackur interviews Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.

Remember the time when political discourse was founded on those quaint concepts - facts, evidence, and expertise? Now it seems partisanship infects every corner of the realm of ideas, according to Paul Krugman. Stephen Sackur interviews the Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist, whose latest book suggests America’s political and economic future is threatened by zombie ideas peddled largely by America’s conservative movement. Has he become addicted to the partisan warfare he professes to despise?

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