All episodes of Activist #MMT – with academics

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Episodes of Activist #MMT with academics

This list is ordered by episode, however, episodes with snippets and other related sources are found below this list.

  • 39 and 40: Clint Ballinger: The funding is the decision to do it. (Plus: bonds suck) (Clint is an academic but not directly of MMT) (related post: Monetary Reform and Positive Money (and comparing them to MMT))
  • Mathew Forstater:
    • Ep 49 [1/5]: Mat Forstater: On Mat Forstater and the challenges of being heterodox.
    • Ep 50 [2/5]: Mat Forstater: How millions at the bottom are disappeared by unemployment statistics.
    • Ep 60 [3/5]: Mat Forstater: Tales from the history of MMT.
    • Ep 61 [4/5]: Mat Forstater: The Pavlina Tcherneva origin story (and other tales from the history of MMT).
    • Ep 62 [5/5]: Mat Forstater: More tales from the history of MMT.
    • Ep 63 [6/5]: Mathew Forstater: The purpose of MMT, and the second law of thermodynamics..
  • Pakistani PhD. economist Asad Zaman:
    • Ep 56 [1/2]: Asad Zaman: Realizing your entire career is a sham after thirty years.
    • Ep 57 [2/2]: Asad Zaman: Win or lose, MMT is on the side of the angels.
  • Episodes 58 and 59: Jim Kavanagh: A Marxist academic and MMTer.
  • Ep66 [1/2, 3/4]: Dirk Ehnts & Asker Voldsgaard: Good-faith criticism of MMT (and their fatally-flawed assumptions)
  • Ep 69 [2/2, 4/4]: Dirk Ehnts and Asker Voldsgaard: Political economy (saving economics, economics education, and ourselves)

John Harvey:

  • Ep 44[1/3]: John Harvey on John Harvey, discrimination, and aliens
  • Episodes 45 and 46: John Harvey on inflation: mainstream versus Post Keynesian (and the MMT job guarantee)
  • Ep 72 [1/2]: John Harvey: The Battle of the Bulge (and the nitty gritty of Exchange Rate Determination)
  • Ep 73 [2/2]: John Harvey: The nitty gritty of exchange Rate Determination
  • The full audio of every episode of John’s The Cowboy Economist.

Camille Walsh:

  • Episodes 12 and 13: Author Camille Walsh: Racial Taxation (taxpayers and taxeaters)
  • Camille Walsh: Full presentation and Q&A at #MMTConf19

Snippets from other podcasts

Money on the Left:

  • Snippet: Alexandra Scaggs on discovering MMT, Fed “independence,” and repo-101.
  • Snippet: Nathan Tankus on Fred Lee, heterodox microeconomics, and MMT
  • Snippet: Nathan Tankus: How inflation and prices are used as tools for racial discrimination

MMT Podcast:

  • Snippet: Scott Ferguson: the MMT view of Marx’s labor theory of value

Audio of lectures/videos/presentations/etc. (both full and snippets)

Bill Mitchell snippets:

  • Snippet: Bill Mitchell on the false household analogy
  • Snippet: Bill Mitchell on the aging society problem
  • Snippet: Bill Mitchell: gov’t borrowing is corporate welfare
  • Snippet: Bill Mitchell on hyperinflations: Venezuela, Zimbabwe, Weimar Germany
  • Full lecture: Bill Mitchell: Most progressives are neoliberals in disguise (2017)
  • Full lecture: Bill Mitchell: Train the Trainers (May 2019 w/ Gower)
  • Full lecture:Steven Hail: Modern Monetary Theory, the Economy, and the Virus.