Oct 21, 2019
Today I talk with Sam Levey (Twitter/@samhlevey) of Deficit Owls (Twitter/@DeficitOwls). In part two of our two part interview, Sam and I discuss his new paper entitled "Modern Money and the War Treasury." Instead of a general conversation, we go into the weeds, using the paper as an excuse to learn some basics. That's what reading his paper revealed to me: although I understood the overall thrust, I am missing a lot of fundamental concepts.
Welcome to the premiere episode of @ActivistMMT. Today I talk with Sam Levey (Twitter/@samhlevey) of Deficit Owls (Twitter/@DeficitOwls). Sam and I talk about the state of activism, his successes and difficulties as an MMT activist, and the growing pains of a burgeoning and disruptive community. Sam also gives some advice regarding pursuing a formal education in economics through an MMT-lens.
These two episodes are what inspired me to create this podcast.
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Sam's 2019 paper: "Modern Money and the War Treasury":
For an overview of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) with many reliable sources to learn more, here is a good place to start:
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