Tag: modern monetary theory

Chatter #169 – Steve Grumbine on MMT, Tax, and a Federal Jobs Guarantee

Steven D. Grumbine was a conservative Republican who revered Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush. He was raised with the social belief that no one was deserving of a handout, that everyone must pull themselves up by their bootstraps. Steve’s mother and father had both finished their careers at…

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Chatter #82 – Scott Santens on the Case for Universal Basic Income

Scott Santens, writer, full-time advocate of unconditional basic income (UBI), and editor of Basic Income Today was my guest on this episode of Chatter. I first heard of the idea of Universal Basic Income during my time at university and have been fascinated by the idea ever since. I’ve thought for quite a…

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MMT It’s Time To Face The Music

Over the past few decades and increasingly more so in recent years, there has been a new economic school of thought emerging on the left: Modern Monetary Theory, or MMT. The idea has been supported by Stephanie Kelton (a former advisor to Bernie Sanders) and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez in the US and John…

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