The posts from the MMT Primer series have been collected and organized into Randy's latest book, Modern Money Theory. It makes for a much more coherent read and is highly recommended for anyone seriously interested in the MMT perspective. (Available f
On September 29, Robert Reich writes on AlterNet: I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per hour minimum wage in the country.
Tweet Positive Money (Sheffield) meet the last Monday of each month, except public holidays. Our next illustrated talk and discussion will be given by Dermot Smyth, a supporter of Positive Money in Sheffield.
It’s the extension of Modern Monetary Theory beyond monetary theory where I start to have reservations. Using Modern Monetary Theory as the basis for public policy is tricky because in addition to justifying liberal priorities like funding safe
Iceland demonstrates that prosecuting banksters does not hurt, and likely aids in real economy recovery from a financial crisis. But since when has the US been run as if making the real economy work was of paramount concern?
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In the second half of this episode of the Keiser Report Max Keiser interviews Ben Dyson of Positive Money about money creation and the brazen economic illiteracy of the political classes and the mainstream media.
Sorry if that's not worded well - I'm pretty ignorant on this matter and ask after reading this link. What I'm asking is something like... (What do mainstream economists not like or disagree with in Modern Monetary Theory?
On September 26, 2014, David Stockman writes in Contra Corner: Bloomberg has a story today on the faltering of Draghi’s latest scheme to levitate Europe’s somnolent socialist economies by means of a new round of monetary juice called TLTRO—–$1.3...
Tweet 1.Recessions make people and governments care less about the environment One direct link between the current monetary system and the environment is the effect that recessions have on environmental regulation and investing in the long term. In...