Jeffrey Goldberg at the Atlantic magazine has concocted a story that President Trump in 2018 dismissed American war dead in a cemetery in France as “losers and suckers.” The sources for the unsubstantiated charge are, of course, anonymous. It wasn’t that long ago that it was impermissible to make such a charge without evidence. Why... Read More
Trump is a mixed bag. Unlike the Democrats, Trump is for the working class. Unlike Kamala, he is not anti-white. Unlike Democrats, Trump supports law and order. But he is opposed to independent governments in Latin America such as Venezuela. Trump should leave Venezuela alone. How can anyone believe he is going to stop Washington... Read More
Paul Craig Roberts has had careers in scholarship and academia, journalism, public service, and business. He is chairman of The Institute for Political Economy.
Dr. Roberts has held academic appointments at Virginia Tech, Tulane University, University of New Mexico, Stanford University where he was Senior Research Fellow in the Hoover Institution, George Mason University where he had a joint appointment as professor of economics and professor of business administration, and Georgetown University where he held the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy in the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Dr. Roberts was associate editor and columnist for The Wall Street Journal and columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service. He was a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate in Los Angeles. In 1992 he received the Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism. In 1993 the Forbes Media Guide ranked him as one of the top seven journalists in the United States.
President Reagan appointed Dr. Roberts Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and he was confirmed in office by the U.S. Senate. From 1975 to 1978, Dr. Roberts served on the congressional staff where he drafted the Kemp-Roth bill and played a leading role in developing bipartisan support for a supply-side economic policy. After leaving the Treasury, he served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Commerce.