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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...


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...