Bernie Sanders STRUGGLES to answer how he will PAY for his programs

In a 60 Minutes interview, Bernie Sanders struggles to explain how to pay for his programs. He only does so because we haven't learned how money actually works. If we understood this, Bernie could tell the truth and no one would be able to hang him with his own words.   It's actually very simple: in order to be able to pay taxes, you need money. For you to get money, the government must first spend currency into existence, which it does when it provisions itself. That currency is then circulated through society and eventually reaches your pocket. Now you can pay taxes. In this video below, Steve Grumbine explains exactly what we need to know:    

National Outreach Call - Framing MMT with Bill Mitchell

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.

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.

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.

The Changing Face of MMT

Look under all the filters for the real picture.

3rd International MMT Conference 2019

Announcing the 3rd International MMT Conference! This year's exciting agenda includes "MMT and the Green New Deal," "Money, Race and Civil Rights,"  "Digital Money and the Future" -- and so much more.

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.

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 Danger of Hope

People are conditioned to be cynical. They confuse cynicism for being "woke". Hope is a bridge too far for many.

Truth Above Party

Nothing gets done until we all understand macroeconomic reality.

The Big Three

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.

Why I Am a Real Progressive

I decided to become a Real Progressive so I could tell the truth about the things the elite don't want us to know.

Some Advice for Linsey Fagan and Other Progressive Candidates

How should she cope with that situation, which she is sure to hit soon if she hasn’t already gotten there? Well, here is where MMT can help her and other progressive candidates.

Why Your New Year's Resolution Should Be To Learn MMT

It’s a resolution to destroy harmful and outdated economic mindsets.

An Appeal to the Green Party about MMT

The Green Party want to extricate our society from the clutches of neoliberalism, yet their economic platform is riddled with infectious neoliberal catchphrases that tighten our chains.

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.