The theories of Karl Marx have more to do with Modern Monetary Theory than you may realize.
State budgets remain weak a decade after the recession, especially in red states that have cut taxes on corporations and high-income residents. Medicaid, the state-level healthcare program for low-income residents, is particularly vulnerable to an economic downturn. Low-income residents’ healthcare is imperiled as a consequence. But there is another way forward.
“Inflation the Boogeyman” has absolutely nothing to do with inflation in reality.
A Florida couple with chronic ailments, a pile of medical debt, and a “mercy-killing.” It doesn’t have to be this way.
MMT doesn’t draw these conclusions, I do. MMT just makes them painfully obvious.
What’s “fueling the Democratic Civil War“ is not the exposing of corruption but the corruption itself. Because of this POLITICO hit-piece (filled with cowardly anonymous sources), I am now the newest non-billionaire financial backer of The Intercept at $100 a year. Consider joining me.