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May 9, 2021

Welcome to episode 75 of Activist #MMT. Today is part two of my two-part conversation with Chris McArdle. Today we discuss online activism, and also the concept of truth versus an academic theory. MMT is not "the truth about economics" as I have, admittedly, often said, it is simply the most convincing economic theory...


May 2, 2021

Welcome to episode 74 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with Chris McArdle (Twitter/@ChrisMctwtr) on the politics and pitfalls of implementing the MMT-designed job guarantee. Chris was politically active in the 2000s, and an early and strong supporter of then-Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dannel P. Malloy. Chris later...


Mar 29, 2021

Welcome to episode 73 of Activist #MMT. Today is part two of my two-part conversation with Texas Christian University PhD. economics professor and Cowboy Economist, John Harvey. The topic of our conversation is exchange rate determination, and we continue to work through my question list, which can be found in the show...


Mar 22, 2021

Welcome to episode 72 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with Texas Christian University PhD. economics professor and Cowboy Economist, John Harvey. The topic of our conversation is exchange rate determination. However, be forewarned that this episode is not an introduction but a deep dive into the weeds of John’s 2009...


Mar 15, 2021

Welcome to episode 71 of Activist #MMT. Today is part two of my two-part conversation with second-year MMT activist and graduate student Jane Ball. In part one, Jane described their journey to MMT and the flaws of mainstream Marxism.

Today, Jane and I discuss two of their academic style posts. The first documents...