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Activist #MMT - podcast

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 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...


Feb 25, 2021

Bonus: 11-year-old Squeaky explains chartalism (the state theory of money)

This is a picture from *around* 2018. (I'm only his father! How would I know these things?!)


Feb 11, 2021

Welcome to episode 67 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk Sam Levey on the core assumptions of mainstream economics. Sam is a research scholar with the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Missouri Kansas City, or UMKC, and a co-founder of the online advocacy group,...


Feb 4, 2021

Welcome to episode 66 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with Asker Voldsgaard and Dirk Ehnts on their 2020 response to a paper criticizing Modern Money Theory, or MMT. Dirk is a PhD economist based in Berlin and Asker is a Danish PhD student in innovation and public policy, with a Master’s in international political...