Oct 30, 2019
Welcome to episode two of Activist #MMT. Today is part two of my conversation with Sam Levey (Twitter/@samhlevey) of Deficit Owls (Twitter/@DeficitOwls). In episode one we discussed the state of activism and the MMT community. Today we 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.
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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