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The MMT Podcast with Patricia Pino & Christian Reilly

Jan 25, 2023

With expert guidance from economist and “MMT Essentials” author, Dr Dirk Ehnts, Patrica and Christian fill the gaps in reporting on the World Economic Forum’s annual greenwashing festival in Davos, where critics of the Biden administration’s kitten-weak climate bill (the Inflation Reduction Act) warn it gives...


Jan 19, 2023

Patrica and Christian talk to economist and co-author of the just-published “Modern Monetary Theory - Key Insights, Leading Thinkers” Dr Phil Armstrong about why mainstream economists think unemployment is good, why Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer’s proposals to make the UK more prosperous by starving it...


Jan 5, 2023

MMT founder Warren Mosler answers listeners’ questions on topics including: how governments spend, the role of taxation, government bond issuance, central banking, commercial banking, interest rates, exchange rates, inflation, the NHS, the MMT Job Guarantee, the Eurozone and more.

 

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Nov 24, 2022

Patricia and Christian talk to economist and author Dr Dirk Ehnts about the false-but-folksy economic premises behind Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement, the difference between currency users and currency issuers, why government borrowing isn’t really borrowing, why taxes are important (but not for the...


Nov 17, 2022

In anticipation of Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement, Patricia and Christian talk to economist and author Dr Phil Armstrong about currency crises, inflation, the shortcomings of monetary policy, the national (so-called) debt, the Office for Budget “Responsibility”, and what economic opposition might...