Governments the world over are spending like crazy to try and steer their economies through the COVID-19 crisis. Whether it’s the fiscal policies of the government or the monetary policies of the central bank, it all still revolves around using money that wasn’t around a few months ago. So how much of what is happening is described by Modern Monetary Theory – and how much more could be done if we accepted that MMT is the way things should really work. And do central banks, or treasurers really understand it? Phil Dobbie asks Prof Steve Keen whether MMT can solve the COVID-19 debt problem?
Talking Politics – Moneyland
Taklkng Politics speaks to Oliver Bullough about his acclaimed new book Moneyland: Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World and How to Take it Back. Where is Moneyland? How did London become its capital? And will Brexit, or a Corbyn […]
2018: The Season Finale of Centrism with Aaron Bastani and James Butler
as 2018 Centrism’s season finale? Will Macron survive the Gilets Jaunes’ movement? And is there anything liberals won’t blame on Russia or Facebook?
Steve Keen: Are Icebergs Fluffy?
Steve Keen discusses the nature of debt, why home prices will fall, and why the regulators and authorities are unable to disassemble the debt bomb.
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