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Sep 21, 2019

Surely Rohan Grey is one of the smartest guys in the world. It’s not just that he possesses an impressive amount of knowledge. He has a unique way of using analogies and metaphors to give shape to an idea. He illustrates his points with references to popular films, folklore and lyrical poets. With his experience in...


Sep 14, 2019

With climate catastrophes in the news on a regular basis, we thought this 2017 interview was worth revisiting. Drs Philip Lawn and Steven Hail are Australian modern monetary theorists who focus much of their work on the economics of resolving the climate crisis.

As an ecological economist, Lawn believes that the...


Sep 7, 2019

We’re fortunate to have a close friend and advisor of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez as our guest for this episode. Andrés Bernal’s optimistic and expansive point of view is contagious and inspiring.  Explaining the source of his optimism in this terrifying time, Andrés says he is influenced by historical struggles for...


Aug 31, 2019

Have you seen Eric Tymoigne’s recent tweet destroying the top myths about Modern Monetary Theory? If not, listen to this episode and hear the myths evaporate.

Tymoigne begins by giving an elegant explanation of MMT as a theoretical framework explaining how governments issuing their own currency, or monetarily...


Aug 24, 2019

Our guest this week is John Harvey, the alter-ego of everybody’s favorite Cowboy Economist.  While this cowboy would be at home in any MAGA rally, we find that behind his homespun wisdom is a great deal of planning and analysis. John talks to Steve about his approach to framing macroeconomics in such a way as to break...