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Audiences turn to Real Progressives for the day’s topics of concern, as we relate them to practical examples of Modern Monetary Theory, a framework to understanding causality and effective solutions within macroeconomic policy. We present facts dispelling the myths of federal funding, tax policy, deficit spending, inflationary risk and unemployment, along with other vital issues.

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Why the New Deal Became the No Deal

The opening photo montage [on the Real Progressives home page] seems to be outlining an over-arching story about why American progressivism needs to make a special effort, now, to re-kindle the vision of Franklin Roosevelt. The activist, direct government spending of Roosevelt’s New Deal pulled America from the depths of the Great Depression, mobilized the nation for the successful prosecution of World War II and, after the war, ushered in a decade of…
Sign saying "This is what democracy looks like"
Thomas Pulliam

Opening Democracy

We should never cheer for the oppression of one group over petty squabbles or prejudice even if they try convincing us that it’s in our best interest for the moment.

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J.D. ALT

Paying for Populism

True democracy is populism—is it not? It has always struck me as odd that “populism” is used to describe a fringe politics, motivated by grievances

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Thu 15

Labor and the Jobs Guarantee

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Sat 17

Macro N Cheese – New Episode

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT
Sat 24

Macro N Cheese – New Episode

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am EDT
Ep5: Those Who Would Have Drained The Swamp

Episode 5 – The Pecora files: Those Who Would Have Drained the Swamp

Steve, Eric, and Patrick introduce Chris Swecker, former Chief Deputy in the FBI Criminal Division during the George W. Bush administration and Paul Pelletier, former prosecutor in the Department of Justice under Obama. Swecker reflects on how he built a national dragnet to reign in mortgage fraud and prosecute its biggest perpetrators, only to be

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