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The MMT Podcast offers economic analysis on current issues from a Modern Monetary Theory perspective. Aimed at anyone who has ever felt lost in the jargon used by mainstream economics commentators. We believe economics is for everyone. You can help sustain this podcast via Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast
 
Pocket Change is focused on a school of economics known as Modern Monetary Theory, or MMT. MMT describes modern economies in which the national currency is fiat money that’s issued by a sovereign government. The show explains the basics of MMT and examines current events through an MMT lens.
 
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Welcome to season 2, episode 5 of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. This week, Steven and Gabie talk to Dr. Tori Wade. Tori is a retired psychologist, medical researcher and a pioneer of e-health. She's a founding member of the …
 
Welcome to episode 121 of Activist #MMT. Today's the second half of student debt horror story number two, with Sean McCoy. In part one, Sean described his background, his journey to decide on a university, the basics of his loans, and his experience and difficulties paying them off. Sean left school with nearly $150,000 in student debt. Now it's fi…
 
Welcome to episode 120 of Activist #MMT. Today's student debt horror story number two, with Sean McCoy. Sean's a Virginia-based filmmaker who, outside his professional career, donates his skills and footage to progressive candidates and nonprofits. As a teenager, he was a professional actor who applied to theater programs at eleven different univer…
 
Welcome to (the audio of) season 2, episode 4 of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. This week, Steven and Gabie talk to Phil Lawn, who will talk about his educational work relating to Ecological Economics, Sustainable Development…
 
Welcome to episode 119 of Activist #MMT. Today's the first in what I hope to be at least a modest series of student debt horror stories. This first story is with New Jersey high school technology teacher, Dalton. Dalton was the first in his family to attend a four-year college. He minimized his costs by attending an in-state school, living off camp…
 
Welcome to season 2, episode 3 of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. This week, Steven and Gabie talk to Professor Steve Keen. Steve is one of the world's very best economists. He will soon be standing as a candidate for the Sena…
 
Welcome to episode 118 of activist. Today's part three of my three-part conversation with author, financial analyst, and applied mathematician, Brian Romanchuk. In part one, we talked about his journey to MMT, and his 2021 book, Modern Monetary Theory and the Recovery. In part two and today in part three, we talk about the various techniques used b…
 
Welcome to season 2, episode 2 of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. This week, Steven and Gabie talk about their Rethinking Capitalism weekend discussion group, plus their upcoming trip to Tasmania. In Rethinking Capitalism, we …
 
Patricia and Christian talk to economist and President of the Global Institute For Sustainable Prosperity Professor Fadhel Kaboub about how global food and energy systems have been fostered to benefit the global north at the expense of the global south, and how understanding modern money is vital to untangling the mess. Please help sustain this pod…
 
Welcome to episode 117 of activist. Today's part two of my three-part conversation with author, financial analyst, and applied mathematician, Brian Romanchuk. Last week in part one, we talked about his journey to MMT, and his 2021 book, Modern Monetary Theory and the Recovery. Today, and next week in part three, we talk about the various techniques…
 
Welcome to Season 2, episode 2 of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. This week Gabie and Steven talk again with Dr. Sherry Wise. (All episodes of Modern Money Donuts can be found on this page by Modern Money Labs.) Sherry is a Se…
 
Welcome to episode 116 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with author, financial analyst, and applied mathematician, Brian Romanchuk. We talk about his journey from mainstream economics, to Minsky, to MMT; and his experience writing the 2021 book Modern Monetary Theory and the Recovery. He also describes some of his concerns regarding the common MMT as…
 
Patricia and Christian talk to scholar, researcher, CUNY lecturer and executive director of Public Money Action, Andrés Bernal about his most recent paper “Inflationary Pressures in the Time of Covid-19: MMT as a Theory of Inflation”. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.pa…
 
Welcome to episode 115 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with PhD political scientist, author, and MMTer, Joe Firestone about the many reasons why "printing money causes inflation" is wrong. The original and unedited video of this conversation can be found on YouTube/Kerberos media. (A list of the audio chapters in this episode can be found at the bot…
 
Welcome to episode 114 of Activist #MMT. Today's part two of my two-part conversation with Gregg Stebben. In part one, I gave Gregg a broad introduction to MMT, its basic policy implications, and some of the major myths it shatters. Today in part two, we branch out to a wide-ranging conversation about the state of the world and how MMT does and doe…
 
Patricia and Christian talk about what’s likely to be missing from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spring statement. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast For an intro to MMT: Listen to our first three episodes: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41742417 All our …
 
Welcome to episode 113 of Activist #MMT. Today I introduce MMT to author, journalist, radio talker, podcaster, and friend, Gregg Stebben. Gregg is co-author of the 1999 book Everything You Need to Know about Economics, which is part of a four-book series called The Pocket Professor, on the topics of economics, physics, philosophy, and religion. Amo…
 
Welcome to a special episode of Modern (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. This week, Steven and Gabie speak with Professor Stephanie Kelton to discuss her New York Times best-selling book, The Deficit Myth. (All episodes of Modern Money Donuts can be f…
 
Patricia and Christian talk to MMT economists L. Randall Wray and Yeva Nersisyan about their most recent paper, “What’s Causing Accelerating Inflation? Pandemic Or Policy Response?” Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast For an intro to MMT: Listen to o…
 
Welcome to episode 112 of Activist #MMT. Today's part two of my two-part conversation with Asad Zaman, on the 2001 edition of Karl Polanyi's 1944 book, The Great Transformation. This is also the final part in a larger four-part series on the book. Parts one and two are with Jackson Winter. Jackson and I are two smart layperson MMTers trying to come…
 
Welcome to episode eight of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. This week, Steven and Gabie speak with Randeep Ramesh, award-winning journalist and Chief Leader Writer on The Guardian, which is the world's leading progressive news…
 
Welcome to episode 111 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with Asad Zaman about the 2001 edition of Karl Polanyi's 1944 book, The Great Transformation. Professor Zaman is a PhD economist based in Pakistan, with many lectures, papers, and posts on the topic. This is part one of a two-part episode, but it's also part three in a larger four-part series on…
 
Welcome to a special episode of Activist #MMT. My 12-year-old requested I make a mix of his favorite moments from my podcast, so I'm sharing it with you. It ends with me reading the MMT-kids story I wrote, which comes from the introduction to episode 25. He requested these particular segments, in this particular order. Here's the other bonus episod…
 
Patricia and Christian talk to author, public finance consultant, and Professor of Law Robert Hockett about his proposal to tame speculative bubbles and put public capital back to public use. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast For an intro to MMT: L…
 
Welcome to episode seven of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. (All episodes of Modern Money Donuts can be found on this page by Modern Money Labs.) This week Gabie interviews Steven about his reasons for leaving an 'Ivy League' …
 
Welcome to episode 110 of Activist #MMT. Today's part two of my two-part conversation with Jackson Winter, on the 2001 edition of Karl Polanyi's 1944 book, The Great Transformation. This is also part two of a larger four-part series on the book. Jackson is co-writer and editor for PEGS Institute, which is a project to demystify and explain some com…
 
Welcome to episode six of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. (All episodes of Modern Money Donuts can be found on this page by Modern Money Labs.) This week we talk with Dr Sherry Wise. Sherry is a Senior Economist with the US De…
 
Welcome to episode 109 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with Jackson Winter, about the 2001 edition of Karl Polanyi's 1944 book, The Great Transformation. Jackson is co-writer and editor for PEGS Institute, which is a project to demystify and explain some commonly misunderstood realities of the modern world. Here’s their YouTube channel. (A list of t…
 
This snippet comes from episode EPISODENUMBERJONATHANPART3 of Activist #MMT, which is part three with Jonathan Wilson which is called Historical Context for Real-World Economics (new online course!). It starts at around the 18-minute, 30-second mark of the interview proper. This snippet documents my first impressions of (the 2001 edition of) Karl P…
 
Patricia and Christian talk to economist and author Dr Dirk Ehnts, about his latest book, MMT Essentials, the hierarchy of money, and where commercial banks fit into it. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast Springer Essentials: MMT by Dirk Ehnts (avai…
 
Welcome to a special episode of Activist #MMT. This is a recording of me reading an MMT bedtime story to my 12-year-old son Andrew (Squeaky-Ana Jones). He provides color commentary, demonstrating a better handle on modern money than the vast majority of economists, politicians, and adults in general. The story is titled Elf Number One and the Keybo…
 
Welcome to episode of 108 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with Wesley Wiles about the false historical modes of production and how they relate to MMT. The primary source of this information is the 700 page 2021 book, The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by the late anthropologist David Graeber and archaeologist David Wengrow. Essentiall…
 
Welcome to episode five of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. (All episodes of Modern Money Donuts can be found on this page by Modern Money Labs.) This week on Modern Money Doughnuts, we ask Kairin van Sweeden, Executive Directo…
 
Welcome to episode 107 of Activist #MMT. Today's part two of my three-part conversation with lawyer and independent economics researcher Jonathan Wilson, on the reality of the petrodollar or reserve currency, focusing on his unique and easy-to-understand "Cool Stuff" hypothesis. Jonathan's article on the topic can be found on pmpecon.com. Here's a …
 
Welcome to episode four of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. (All episodes of Modern Money Donuts are listed on this page by Modern Money Labs.) Today Steven and Gabie talk with Professor Philip Lawn of Torrens University. Phil …
 
Patricia and Christian talk to economics scholar, teacher and writer Sam Levey about real existing economic conditions (containing monopoly, monopsony, and oligopolistic price-setting power), the inadequate models used by economists to interpret these conditions, and a better way forward. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access t…
 
Welcome to Activist #MMT candidate interview number eight, hosted by Ramona Massachi (Twitter/@RamonaMassachi) and co-hosted by me. Today, Ramona talks with Melanie D'Arrigo, who's running in New York's third Congressional district. Melanie was the first major candidate to run in the district with an unabashedly progressive platform. On election ni…
 
Welcome to episode 106 of Activist #MMT. Today I talk with lawyer and independent economics researcher Jonathan Wilson, on the reality of the petrodollar or reserve currency, focusing especially on his unique and easy-to-understand "Cool Stuff" hypothesis. Jonathan's article on the topic can be found on pmpecon.com. Here's a direct link: The Cool S…
 
Jonathan describes the first MMT books he read, and how the accessible language in Stephanie Kelton's The Deficit Myth influenced him in his recent and enlightening "Cool Stuff" article, as we discuss in the main episode. I then connect this lesson to music and movies. This snippet comes from episode 106 of Activist #MMT with Jonathan Wilson, calle…
 
Patricia and Christian talk to Dr Phil Armstrong about potential solutions to pandemic-related inflation and challenges faced by nations that have become dependent on foreign capital and foreign currency debt. Please help sustain this podcast! Patrons get early access to all episodes and patron-only episodes: https://www.patreon.com/MMTpodcast For …
 
Welcome to episode three of Modern Money Doughnuts (MMD), hosted by Steven Hail and Gabrielle Bond. MMD is an international show about modern monetary theory and ecological economics. (All episodes of Modern Money Donuts are listed on this page by Modern Money Labs.) Today Steven and Gabie talk with Maren Poitras, Associate Producer with Codebreake…
 
Here is (the audio of) KRTD Media's second panel discussion of our New Year's Eve 24-hour livestream, concerning economics and Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). The panel is with Steven Hail, Andrés Bernal, Sherry Wise, Gabrielle Bond, Joe Firestone, Shane Coughlin, Neal Walia, Sandy Schoelles, Mat Waldie, PG of Virginia Progressives, and Sam Hollenbec…
 
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