Posts Tagged ‘Bernie Sanders’

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…

Ep. 3 Tucker Carlson Is Wrong About Amazon

In this episode Bob flies solo, taking on the popular idea–embodied in a TV clip by Tucker Carlson but also Bernie Sanders’ “Stop BEZOS’ Act”–that Amazon, Walmart, and other giant employers offload some of their labor costs onto the taxpayers through the food stamp and similar programs. Bob actually argues that, if anything, these federal…