What Good Is A National Debt? – Conversation With Styxhexenhammer666

Dylan and Nima discuss MMT with Styxhexenhammer666.

Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVew302o45I

Sources:

How Government Budget Surpluses Can Cause Economic Depressions
(www.economicsjunkie.com/government-budget-surpluses-can-cause-economic-depressions/)

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Modern Monetary Theory – Rebutted! (Amagi Podcast @ Think Liberty – Episode 5)

Nima and Dylan discuss criticisms of MMT.

Sources:

MMT: A Rebuttal To The Theory & It’s Primary Stances (https://think-liberty.com/opinion/mmt-challenged/)

Debt: The First 5,000 Years (https://www.amazon.com/Debt-First-5-000-Years/dp/1612191290)

Tragedy & Hope (https://www.infowarsstore.com/infowars-media/books/tragedy-hope.html)

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MMT vs Bitcoin & Other Private Currencies (Amagi Podcast @ Think Liberty – Episode04)

Nima and Dylan discuss cryptocurrencies and other private currency concepts, and whether or not those are consistent with Modern Monetary Theory (MMT).

References:

How the Fiat Money System Can Explain Bitcoin’s Value (https://beinglibertarian.com/fiat-money-system-can-explain-bitcoins-value/)

Empiricism Shatters the Barter Theory of Money (https://www.economicsjunkie.com/empiricism-shatters-barter-theory-money/)

Do you even fiat bro?

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Amagi Podcast @ Think Liberty – Episode02 – The Federal Job Guarantee

In Episode 2 Nima of EconomicsJunkie.com and Dylan of the Volitional Science Network discuss Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), in particular the so called Federal Job Guarantee. Topics discussed: What is unemployment? Does the state have a responsibility to address it? Can such a program work in a libertarian small government? And who’s going to pay for it all?

References:
Modern Money Theory: A Primer on Macroeconomics for Sovereign Monetary Systems, by L. Randall Wray (https://www.amazon.com/Modern-Money-Theory-Macroeconomics-Sovereign/dp/0230368891)

Debt: The First 5,000 Years, by David Graeber (https://www.amazon.com/Debt-First-5-000-Years/dp/1612191290)

How Government Budget Surpluses Can Cause Economic Depressions (https://www.economicsjunkie.com/government-budget-surpluses-can-cause-economic-depressions/)

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Amagi Podcast @ Think Liberty – Episode01 – Original Sins Of Libertarian Thought

MMT

In our first episode of the new weekly Amagi podcast on the Think Liberty network, Dylan and Nima discuss common libertarian myths and misconceptions about the economic system.

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