Job Guarantee, #GlobalMMT,

Added to Job Guarantee, #GlobalMMT Commentary and Fadhel Kaboub: four videos + one report back session

Four Labor and the Jobs (sic) Guarantee Webinars
Fadhel Kaboub, Sandy Darity, Sydney Ghazarian, and Kari Thompson
Dr.Darrick Hamilton
Sara Nelson, Keon Liberato, Carl Rosen, and Judy Ancel
Report Backs
Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, NY Office April 1, 2021
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18th May Paris summit … Macron’s plan to (…) exploit its former colonies
— Serge Seppoh (@sergeseppoh) EcoBusiness May, 2021

Longing for Genuine Global Solidarity

Two events featuring Fadhel Kaboub. Added to #GlobalMMT Fadhel Kaboub’s page, Job Guarantee and Green New Deal.

— Fadhel Kaboub (@FadhelKaboub) Duke Undergraduate Environmental Union March 20,2021 (01:09:00)


Understanding MMT and the Job Guarantee in the Global South with Fadhel Kaboub | Including: Longing for Genuine Global Solidarity — Fadhel Kaboub (@FadhelKaboub) Verbum March 6, 2021 (02:04:18)

Bonus! Kaboub’s YouTube channel here

Job Guarantee is in the House

Feb 2021: Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-MA 07, introduced a House Resolution recognizing the duty of the federal government to create a federal job guarantee.Read it here. We’ll see what happens next.

Money on the Left — Maxximilian Seijo and Andrés Bernal reflect on this historical moment in intersectional left-wing activism.Feb 18, 2021 (21:28)

Previously overlooked
Congress’ failure to extend the stimulus reveals a broken safety net, but a jobs guarantee could wipe out unemployment for good • Pavlina Tcherneva, a Bard professor and one of the economists pioneering research into Modern Monetary Theory, said federally guaranteed jobs may address poverty and help communities better than universal basic incomes.
— Allana Akhtar (@allanaakh) Business Insider (@businessinsider) July 31, 2020

Added to our Job Guarantee page, here.

Tcherneva’s Talking Points: UBI & JG

On Dec 29, 2020, Pavlena Tcherneva (@ptcherneva) used Twitter to share an elegant and accessible thread of 25 talking points comparing the Job Guarantee with Universal (Basic) Income policies and proposals. I added it to the collection under Response & Commentary 2020 here Added to the still under-developed Tcherneva page for good measure.

She begins “Surprised so many smart people bought into the idea that $600/wk UI is the same as $600/wk job guarantee (or better) or that JG jobs must be inherently inessential.” Then (numbers are mine; hopefully I missed no branching tweets):
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A Great ‘Job Guarantee’ Twitter Thread

Cory Doctorow has a great thread on Twitter about Pavlina R. Tcherneva’s book The Case for a Job Guarantee. Click the following to see the thread.