Neighbors Without Homes - Part Two

In Part One of Neighbors Without Homes, the final paragraph asked how can we make our planet better since we're all here together.  Consider what it would take to solve the issue of neighbors without homes. 

Neighbors Without Homes - Part One

We're all connected.  No one is better than anyone else, so why do so many lack life's bare necessities?  Maybe everyone should think about our neighbors, even if they don't have homes.

Hypocrisy and Deception for U.S. Venezuela Policy

U.S. policy towards Venezuela is deception and hypocrisy.

What's on Your Litmus List

If you insist that the two parties are different then some standards and exclusions have to apply.

A Federally Guaranteed Job in the Hour of Kale

Give a man kale, and he will eat for a day. Give a man a job growing kale, and he will eat for a lifetime.

Why Modern Monetary Theory is a Serious Idea for a Serious Time: A Response to James Pethokoukis

MMT is now being criticized by economic pundits, particularly from conservative think tanks.  This commentary is a rebuttal to one such article.

Understanding MMT is Easier Than You Think

It's not 'advanced economics', it's 'realistic economics'.

Managed Expectations

You can’t give three of your four children ice cream and expect good results.

Onward Christian Soldiers

The world is watching. If you believe, then God is watching too.

The Environmental Impacts of Fracking in the United States

Our oil and gas companies, the media, and even the government agencies designated to protect us have led us to believe the process is safe. But is it?

The Many Market Failures of Health Care

Market failures abound in this sector, and honest assessments recognize their existence.

How the IMF sows the seeds of Global Neoliberalism

...And how it nearly killed universal healthcare in Thailand.

Savage Joy Interviews Sarah Smith, Candidate For US Congress Dist 9 WA

Joy and Sarah discuss the slate of strong progressive candidates currently running, and the prospects for 2020.

Steven Grumbine Interviews Steven Hail, Australian Economist

Steve and Steven discuss what the prospects are for a viable economic system with a 40 percent reduction by 2030 and no new emissions by 2050.

Hands off Social Security and Medicare

Sixty-one million people receive social security benefits, forty-four million people use Medicare, with seventy million people enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP.

Professor Bill Mitchell & the 'T' in Theory

Steven Grumbine interviews Professor Bill Mitchell about the “Theory” in Modern Monetary Theory, once again demonstrating that the two of them can make even complicated economic concepts accessible to the layperson.

The Story of MMT in Italy

PIIGS is a documentary that challenges prevalent European budgetary policies and the austerity dogma https://t.co/gAE82lRES1 #euro #Brexit

Verifiable Facts and Hard Decisions Pt. I

In a world of 'fake news', you can still find the truths to build your worldview.

The Winter of our Discontent in America

After over 25 years of Winter it is time to jump start Spring by adopting policies that recognize our economic potential. 

The 2nd Annual MMT Conference in NYC is Underway!

Join us at Real Progressives for live coverage of the event!

Policy not Party

There's nothing else that matters.

Federal Taxation: A Physician's Prescription For Reform

This analysis of the pathophysiology of the taxation system informs the four taxation proposals presented here, which are crafted on the observed mechanics of the US monetary system as described in MMT.

An MMT Tutorial That Covers The Basics

This MMT tutorial provides short answers to several questions.

Monuments of Full Employment

Implementing a Federal Jobs Guarantee, along with a Green New Deal, and increased spending on our infrastructure, we can start to rebuild a middle class that has been languishing for

Regarding Sen. McCain

Honor the man but not what policies he represented.

MMT and The Deficit Debate

People often dismiss economic conversations assuming they understand the basics. The government collects taxes, spends that money and then some, causing deficits.  Then, the Government borrows money to cover the deficit...