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The MMT Podcast with Patricia Pino & Christian Reilly

Aug 23, 2020

Patricia and Christian talk to author and MMT scholar Phil Armstrong about inflation, hyperinflation, the gold standard, John Maynard Keynes’ Bancor plan and more.

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Phil’s recent presentation - The Post-Covid Economy:

Phil’s book, Can Heterodox Economics Make a Difference? will be available in November:

Our other episodes with Phil:

Phil talks about the Ruhr Valley, the industrial region of Germany which was invaded and occupied by French and Belgian troops from 1921 to 1925 as a reprisal for Germany failing to fulfil World War I reparation payments. More here:

Phil talks about the ERM (European Exchange Rate Mechanism), which locked together the various currencies of what were to become the Eurozone member nations at fixed or semi-pegged exchange rates. More here:

Warren Mosler on Paul Volcker (from 13:25) :

Transcript for opening monologue: