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Activist #MMT - podcast

Jan 29, 2023

Welcome to episode 140 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with Scott Fullwiler on his 2008 paper, Modern Central Bank Operations: The General Principles. Today's part one of a three-part conversation. Today in part one we discuss some generic but related topics, and then principles one and two. Next time in part two we...


Ep138: The basics of economics "math" with Sam Levey [SPECIAL VIDEO EPISODE]

Jan 15, 2023

This video episode was produced by KRTD Media and can be viewed in full on their YouTube channel, here.

Welcome to episode 138 of Activist #MMT. Today's a special video episode with UMKC PhD student Sam Levey on the basics of "math" in economics. This is basically Sam handholding me through the opening chapters of...


Jan 8, 2023

Here's the original video from where this audio came.

Here's a list of links to John reading every chapter (released so far) in his 2021 book Contending Perspectives.

Note the original video is unedited, but the audio has been edited to eliminate obvious mistakes, coughs, interruptions, and etc.

Audio chapters

Use the...


Jan 5, 2023

Welcome to episode 137 of activist #MMT. Today I talk with Steve Kelsey, about what money and money issuance, and our entire money system, should and could be, if we could start over and design it from scratch. You'll find two of his papers linked below (in the Resources section). Before that, we discuss Steve's Twitter...


Dec 29, 2022

Dennison University economics professor Fadhel Kaboub discusses the reality of inflation.

Dr. Kaboub has recently been appointed as Under-Secretary-General for Financing for Development of the OEC. See: