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Jun 15, 2019

“We’ve been given the wrong answers to the right questions,” says Steve’s guest Reverend Delman Coates, founder of the new organization, Our Money. “As a faith leader, it’s time to reclaim a theology of economics.”  
 
Rev Coates recounts that being a pastor, he sees too many people who follow all the...


Jun 8, 2019

Rent control, redux. Back in 2017, Steve interviewed Nathan Tankus, of the Modern Money Network, shortly after the 1st MMT conference where Nathan spoke of the heterodox approach to planning housing affordability. With renters now the majority in major US cities, and homelessness on the rise throughout, we are...


Jun 1, 2019

Back by popular demand! Ellis Winningham, MMT guru and educator with acerbic wit and acute intellect, joins Steve to dissect the federal job guarantee. Together they set the record straight on the myths and realities of the UBI then go on to explain how and why the federal job guarantee is more than mere policy. It is...


May 25, 2019

The reality and repercussions of racial oppression are mostly absent from political discourse in the US. Steve and his guest Darrick Hamilton address it head-on in this thoughtful and detailed 2018 discussion of the range of solutions.
 
Hamilton, professor of policy, economics and sociology at OSU, explains why...


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...