. March 4, 2007 SouthAmerica: When my article was published on February 13, 2005 on Brazzil magazine â Some people gave me a hard time about that article. âItâs 2008. The US Has Dragged the World into a Depression.â By Ricardo C. Amaral http://www.brazzilmag.com/content/view/1424/49/ But last Friday March 2, 2007 Paul Krugman had a similar story on his column at The New York Times â "The Big Meltdown." ******** I guess this week the market will continue its slide in New York and so onâ¦â¦â¦ .