Professor Mitchell will discuss the Framing of Modern Monetary Theory, addressing why politicians talk about the “prohibitive” cost of progressive programs and how we can effectively counter this deceit.
In April of 2018, Jacobin Magazine published “Why the Left Should Embrace Brexit,” which made the case for this radical break from neoliberalism. To gain perspective on Labour’s trouncing in the recent elections, we called upon our friend, Bill Mitchell, one of the co-authors.
A 2017 article by Louisa Connors and William Mitchell suggests that progressives need to change the way they talk about policy proposals to bring them in line with Modern Monetary Theory. Read on to learn the basics of their argument and why and how progressives should reframe this debate.
Steven Grumbine interviews Professor Bill Mitchell about the “Theory” in Modern Monetary Theory, once again demonstrating that the two of them can make even complicated economic concepts accessible to the layperson.