Since the mid-20th century, economic growth has become a sort of Holy Grail for measuring how economies are doing. But there are real problems using this method as it ignores increasing inequality and worsening environmental problems. Economist Steve Keen suggests an alternative system.
Professor Bill Mitchell gives a talk at the Brighton Labour Party conference about MMT and the Green New Deal, and answers audience questions. Recorded 23rd September 2019. Listen here
The Royal Society of Arts has put its finger on a misery too seldom recognised – the loneliness of the low-income farmer: farmers who can’t afford to eat the food they produce; families too poor […]
In this month’s Taxcast: Tax justice, women and UN human rights conventions: how we may be beginning to hold governments to account. Also: we discuss scandal-hit Facebook’s checks on whether overseas influencers are funding political […]