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?
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/)
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.
I had a great conversation with Dylan and Vinnie on the Think Liberty podcast. We talked about MMT, cryptocurrency, anarchism, government, and DUNE. You are literally insane if you don’t listen to this great convo!
Is social security and medicare actually going broke? The math doesn’t pencil out in the slightest bit, so how is it actually going to be paid for?
Nima Mahjour from economicsjunkie.com joins Dylan Moore to discuss how the US Federal Government actually pays for these programs.
Dylan Lawrence Moore of the Volitional Science Network and Nima Mahdjour of EconomicsJunkie.com discuss the “Bitcoin Bubble” and why bitcoin, or any cryptocurrency, has any value.
What is the value of bitcoin and cryptocurrency? What gives it that value?
Is bitcoin an actual currency? Viewed from the lens of Modern Monetary Theory.