It’s up to a famous rapper, a biologist, and a rogue soldier to handle humanity’s first contact with an alien ambassador—and prevent mass extinction—in this novel that blends magical realism with high-stakes action.
Join Real Progressives and Real Progress in Action volunteers on Wednesday, February 19th, at 9 pm ET for a Zoom call presentation. Special guests Lua Kamál Yuille and Mat Forstater will discuss uniting and fighting for social and economic justice in the age of Trump.
A “rogue state” is defined as “a nation or state regarded as breaking international law and posing a threat to the security of other nations.”
What makes the world go ‘round? If you believe it is money, you will want to join Real Progressives and special guest, Professor Bill Mitchell, on a Zoom call on Wednesday, January 22nd at 9 pm EST.
In April of 2018, Jacobin Magazine published “Why the Left Should Embrace Brexit,” which made the case for this radical break from neoliberalism. To gain perspective on Labour’s trouncing in the recent elections, we called upon our friend, Bill Mitchell, one of the co-authors.
hen the health insurance companies began to merge with others. There were ongoing lay-offs and consistent changes, and nothing ever felt permanent or stable. These distractions allowed corporations to increase healthcare insurance premiums consistently.
Nothing better exemplifies the differences between those with privilege and those without than how marginalized members of the community are treated by police.
While most Americans were passing out from food comas after a heartwarming Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thursday night in the US, it was already Friday, the 29th of November here in South Australia, and we were striking in front of SA’s Parliament House as part of Fridays for Future.
#LearnMMT and empower yourself. This guy sure won't.
Originally written for an Australian audience, this article contains the essential social media readings on Modern Monetary Theory. The links within it are not intended to replace scholarly work which is much more comprehensive and explanatory. This article has previously been published on LinkedIn and Australian Real Progressives.
In Flint, Part 1, we looked at what happened in Flint, Michigan, and the state government measures that highly impacted the residents. We continue now with part 2, which looks at the environmental racism and economic disparities and asks whether the Green New Deal could have protected the city.
Activism is about more than huge rallies. It's about doing what you can - with the resources you have - to carry the truth to the people. This is one activist's boots-on-the-ground account of pulling together a local event.
COO Kerri Barber talks about all the new happenings at Real Progressives and the launch of our new activist organization, Real Progress in Action.
The People’s Policy Project in collaboration with the Gravel Institute issued their first policy paper this week, “The Leisure Agenda,” which details the longer work hours and lost productivity American workers face from being overworked and paid less than peers in other countries.
Real Progressives welcomes Warren Mosler to the National Outreach Call scheduled on November 11 at 9:00 pm Eastern to discuss his work on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), the basis for macroeconomic fiscal policy using currency analysis. The call is open to the public.
The ideas behind the Green New Deal aren't just realistic - they're real, too. The "Third Industrial Revolution," championed by Jeremy Rifkin, is rolling out across the planet as we speak. This article examines the technological and structural specifics of this movement.
A 2017 article by Louisa Connors and William Mitchell suggests that progressives need to change the way they talk about policy proposals to bring them in line with Modern Monetary Theory. Read on to learn the basics of their argument and why and how progressives should reframe this debate.
Real Progressives announced today the creation of a new nonprofit corporation to help match activists and progressive causes with policy makers, media outlets and academic experts to help create actionable policy from a sound financial framework. This unprecedented effort with a mission to facilitate dialog and work groups to assist academics within the Modern Monetary Theory discipline to fundamentally address the ubiquitous question of how progressive policy can be paid for within a sovereign fiat currency system.
The Working Families Party's endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for President in September 2019 provoked a massive protest by Bernie Sanders supporters. But this wasn't a case of sour grapes -- there was a lack of transparency that made this endorsement suspect.