You must be diligent in order to get the message out about #MMT
Just as Move On and the Tea Party, in spite of yelling angrily at each other across the ideological divide, both lead us to the same voting booth that is owned lock, stock and barrel by big money and the two mainstream parties, so all fashion statements from avant-garde to proletarian to conformist lead to the same place: the feeding of the capitalist maw.
It is the oligarchy, much as it was before, only now without any semblance of secrecy or shame.
If you want to support Gabel, the most progressive candidate on either side, you still can.
My purpose here is to spur the development and refinement of the conversation already going on about how to better disseminate knowledge and acceptance of MMT.
While Flint’s problems surely run deeper than its lack of local tax revenue, it’s difficult to overstate what a substantial injection of capital could do for the city. The question: where does Flint “find” the money? Enter Modern Monetary Theory.
Calling out the omission of facts from a recent Counterpunch article concerning the U.S. Federal Reserve.
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IJR Blue and IJR Red are one conservative news company's attempt to cash in on confirmation biases among both liberals and conservatives on social media, while simultaneously reinforcing the duality of America's mainstream political culture.
Capitalism is many things, to many people. "The problem" is not one of them.
Democrats have a fractured base and credibility problems. They need to do more than just refine their “message” and vote-gathering tactics. In addition to thinking about how they can win, they must think about why they deserve to win. They need an honest explanation of what they think America needs, how they intend to govern, and what they want to accomplish.
So long as progressive leaders are allowed to back-pedal on this topic—to try, somehow, to go forward based on the old economics of “commodity” money—little progress can ever be made to address the Big Three challenges that are growing more formidable every day.
What we must learn from Pasteur's example is the bravery to wield truth as a weapon against well-established lies, and the fortitude to persevere, even when the odds are stacked against us. For no matter how high the odds are stacked, the stakes are even higher.