COVID-19 Proves Our Point

Now that the government is dishing out money over a healthcare crisis, the "ounce of prevention" that Medicare For All would provide is looking better and better than the "pound of cure" we're currently employing. In fact, Nathan Locke notes that a Progressive system would ameliorate a gigantic portion of many other problems we're having as well.

Culling The Herd

Think about the common objective being satisfied here...two birds with one virus.

Michigan Election Fraud

There were disturbing developments during the March 10th Michigan primaries. How did Bernie Sanders lose nearly 300,000 votes over the course of two minutes? A local volunteer tells the story. We're not accusing anyone of fraud, but if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and waddles like a duck... 

Medicare for All and Trans Equality

On March 1st, Pete Buttigieg ended his 2020 presidential bid. During the campaign, much fanfare was made of Pete Buttigieg being an openly gay candidate. However, Buttigieg has been vocal in his opposition to Medicare for All, Bernie Sanders’ signature policy proposal which would provide coverage to all Americans. Health care is especially important to the transgender community.

The Need For a General Strike in the US

We need much more than having political figures fighting for us. We need a general strike.

Information Nation

“Ocean's dying, plankton's dying... it's people. Soylent Green is made out of people. They're making our food out of people. Next thing they'll be breeding us like cattle for food. You've gotta tell them. You've gotta tell them!” 

What Dr. King Really Wanted

We don’t really recognize the economic movement that Dr. King tried to establish nor do we pay enough attention to his prophetic words on the dangers of centrism.

The United States is a Rogue State – And This Cannot End Well

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.”

Fridays For Future

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.

Black Hole in the Budget

There is a black hole in the budget at the center of our national economy, exerting a constant pull on the nation’s resources to forever feed its insatiable appetite. 

Five (5) Things to read to Understand Modern Money (MMT)

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.

Real Progressives Welcomes Warren Mosler to National Outreach Call

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.

White Paper: Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)

The purpose of this white paper is to publicly present the fundamentals of MMT. It is a work in progress.

MMT isn't 'Close', it's 'Here'.

As soon as you read "MMT May One Day Be", you know the author either doesn't understand MMT, or doesn't want you to.

New Year, New Recommended Reading

The transition from trading fish and coconuts to using recognizable modern currency happens quickly, but don’t despair if you’re feeling macroeconomically challenged! This book is written for regular folks who are interested in learning how an economy with a sovereign fiat currency works without having to attend a university program to get there.