Posts Tagged ‘Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’

Ep. 24 Murphy Dissects His Discussion of MMT With Warren Mosler

By popular demand, Bob goes solo and explains some of the major disagreements he had with the views Warren Mosler expressed back in episode 18. At that time, Bob was just having a friendly discussion, not a debate, but in this episode, Bob explains where he thinks Mosler went wrong. Mentioned in the Episode and…

Ep. 21 The God of Social Media Demands Sacrifice, Not Mercy

Bob goes solo to discuss a particular aspect of outrage mobs on social media, in which people intentionally spread misleading or outright false smears against their opponents. He covers the fate of Scott Alexander (who had to shut down a subreddit thread because of online harassment accusing him of supporting Nazis), Nick Sarwark’s latest (feigned)…

Ep. 18 Warren Mosler Defends the Essential Insights of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)

Bob brings on MMT superstar Warren Mosler to explain–not to debate!–his understanding of Modern Monetary Theory. After summarizing Mosler’s interesting background, the two discuss the assumptions behind MMT and its implications for economic policy. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: Warren Mosler’s website. Warren’s definitive book,┬áThe Seven Deadly Innocent Frauds of Economic…