Nov 13, 2018
Patricia Pino and Christian Reilly talk with lead MMT academic, professor Bill Mitchell, as he answers listeners’ questions about government bond issuance, central banking, the Job Guarantee, the NAIRU, the Euro, parallel currencies, debt jubilees, zero interest rate policy, capital controls, MMT university...
Nov 8, 2018
In this episode Patricia Pino interviews Chiara Zoccarato, a socialist activist from Patria and Costituzione. A committed MMT advocate, Chiara explains the current stand off between Italy’s new right wing government and the European Commission, and the economic and political implications of the Eurozone spending...
Nov 6, 2018
In their continuing mission to demystify economics, Patricia and Christian talk about spreading Modern Monetary Theory, watching/avoiding the UK budget, automatic stabilisers and an idea for an MMT activist manifesto.
Oct 12, 2018
Patricia and Christian chat with Richard Murphy, economist and author of The Joy Of Tax, about what the UK government deficit actually is: your money! We also talk about Corbynomics, Labour's Fiscal Credibility rule and the difference between fiscal policy and monetary policy.
Sep 27, 2018
Patricia and Christian chat with Dr Steven Hail, MMT economist and author of "Economics for Sustainable Prosperity" about where your money goes when you pay your taxes. Spoiler alert: nowhere! Also under discussion: the difference between price shocks and inflation, the irrational assumptions of orthodox economists...