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The MMT Podcast with Patricia Pino & Christian Reilly

May 17, 2023

Patricia & Christian talk to acclaimed author and activist Cory Doctorow, about his new crypto heist thriller “Red Team Blues”, and the real-world money mechanics and shady shenanigans that inform the story.


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Episodes on monetary operations:

Episode 20 - Warren Mosler: The MMT Money Story (part 1):

Episode 126 - Dirk Ehnts: How Banks Create Money:

Episode 13 - Steven Hail: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Banking, But Were Afraid To Ask:

Episode 43 - Sam Levey: Understanding Endogenous Money:

Episode 84 - Andrew Berkeley, Richard Tye & Neil Wilson: An Accounting Model Of The UK Exchequer (Part 1):

Episode 86 - Andrew Berkeley, Richard Tye & Neil Wilson: An Accounting Model Of The UK Exchequer (Part 2): 



Episodes on inflation:

Episode 7: Steven Hail: Inflation, Price Shocks and Other Misunderstandings:

Episode 65 - Phil Armstrong: Understanding Inflation:

Episode 104 - John T Harvey: Inflation, Stagflation & Healing The Nation:

Episode 123 - Warren Mosler: Understanding The Price Level And Inflation:

Episode 128 - L. Randall Wray & Yeva Nersisyan: What’s Causing Accelerating Inflation? Pandemic Or Policy Response?:


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Episodes on government bonds (and “vigilantes”):

Episode 30 - Steven Hail: Understanding Government Bonds (Part 1):

Episode 31 - Steven Hail: Understanding Government Bonds (Part 2):

Episode 143 - Paul Sheard: What Is Quantitative Easing?:

Episode 147 - Dirk Ehnts: Do Markets Control Our Politics?:

Episode 144 - Warren Mosler: The Natural Rate Of Interest Is Zero:

Episode 145 - John T Harvey: What Determines Currency Prices?:


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