Getting the Bigger Picture: From Life-Disabling Neoliberal Traps to Life-Enabling Opening Up of Public Policy Fiscal Spaces

James K Galbraith Reviews Modern Monetary Theory Nov 2, 2017 Some sage advice from an elder at the First International Convention of Modern Monetary Theory 2017 Presidential Lecture Series: Stephanie Kelton – “But How Will We Pay for It? Making Public Money Work for Us” Oct 18, 2018 Our nation’s finances are a blistering topic.… Read More

Modern Monetary Theory, Monetary Sovereignty, Colonialism and Independence, and an Economics for Sustainable Prosperity

The conclusion will be that macroeconomic policy proposals should be informed by stock-flow consistent modern monetary theory; that a job guarantee, or employer of last resort scheme, is a proposal which is affordable and potentially able to stabilise an unstable economy; that the elimination of involuntary underemployment can raise the subjective well-being of millions of people and promote social inclusion; and that the framing of this and other policy proposals is of vital importance, and should not be neglected by economists and the politicians they advise.

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Eminent Domain: The Just (in time) Solution to Definitively Address the Roadblocks to Climate Action

WHAT IS EMINENT DOMAIN? Eminent Domain The power of the government to take private property and convert it into public use. The Fifth Amendment provides that the government may only exercise this power if they provide just compensation to the property owners. see, e.g. Loretto v. Teleprompter Manhattan CATV Corp. 458 US 419 (1982). The… Read More

‘Modern Money Systems: Understanding the Monetary Mechanics of Value’ & ‘The State vs. Government: Opposing Concepts of Authority’ | John Laurits

Modern Money Systems: Understanding the Monetary Mechanics of Value Reproduced from: https://www.johnlaurits.com/2018/mmt-modern-money-system-explained/ February 18, 2018 Modern money is a strange thing. To most of us, money appears as something continuously given to landlords and businesses to secure a place to live, food to eat, and all the little parts to make that thing called “a living.”… Read More

Demystifying Modern Monetary Theory, Stock-Flow Consistent Macro Models & Deficit Spending 101 | Professor Bill Mitchell

New Economic Thinking Published on Dec 28, 2014 In a challenge to conventional views on modern monetary and fiscal policy, Professor Bill Mitchell of Newcastle University in Australia has emerged as one of the foremost exponents of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), a heterodox challenge to the prevailing paradigms which dominate how mainstream economics is taught… Read More