One of the surprises as we emerge from the worst of COVIS (hopefully) is wjaty’s being called the Great Resignation. Even though employment levels in most countries remain below pre-pandemic levels, that’s not stopping those who hung onto their jobs through the crisis from leaving in their droves. So, what’s driving this trend. Prof Steve Keen suggests it’s a “kick in the balls to the gig economy”. But what happens next? Already central banks are lifting interest rates, fearful of rising wages pushing inflation higher. How is that going to work out. Tune in to this free half-hour podcast as Phil Dobbie talks to Steve about what’s driving this dramatic shift in the labour market.
In this fascinating and timely interview, Professor Chomsky shares his views on the urgent environmental crises we are facing today—and says, following the recent IPCC report, that it is indeed “time to panic” about climate […]
On Friday the 18th of February, the UK Supreme Court announced its judgement on the case Uber V Aslam, rejecting Uber’s appeal and declaring that two of its drivers, Yaseen Aslam and James Farrar must […]
MMT Podcast: Bill Mitchell, Pavlina Tcherneva & Modern Money Australia: MMT And The New Social Contract
MMT co-founder Bill Mitchell and Job Guarantee expert Pavlina Tcherneva talk with the team at Modern Money Australia about lessons learned from the Covid crisis and a new way forward. Listen here