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May 18, 2019

Steve’s guest is Brian Romanchuk, founder of the blog bondeconomics.com., He is known for, among other things, his detailed technical rebuttals to critics of Modern Monetary Theory. Brian became interested in MMT because, as a data analyst in the bond market, it was the first macroeconomic theory that made sense. It...


May 11, 2019

Steve’s guest, Ivan Invernizzi, co-founder of Rete MMT in Italy, explains that currency has an “exchange rate” within a nation’s borders.  In fact it has several, because there are different levels of discrimination in access to currency.  With geographical and class differences, the balance of power shifts...


May 4, 2019

Professor William A. Darity, Jr. also known as 'Sandy' is an American economist and researcher. He is currently the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University. Darity maintains...


Apr 27, 2019

Steve Grumbine’s guest is Raul Carrillo of the New Economy Project and Modern Money Network.  As an anti-poverty & economic justice attorney he has a unique perspective on the monetary system.
Raul talks about his seminal article, “The Dangerous Myth of Taxpayer Money,” and the legal history of taxation, citing...


Apr 20, 2019

Steve's guest is L. Randall Wray, a professor of Economics at Bard College and Senior Scholar at the Levy Economics Institute.  In this 2017 interview, Wray looks at the Global Financial Crisis from both sides now. The celebrated economist tells Steve how the rise of shadow banking led to banking deregulation, opening...