Podcasts

A handful of sources have emerged as regular MMT podcast producers, featuring principal proponents describing how money works in sovereign nations with fiat economies and exploring their implications. We encourage you to subscribe and listen regularly to:

Money on the Left. (@moneyontheleft) Hosted by Scott Ferguson (@videotroph), William Saas (@BillySaas), and Maxximilian Seijo (@MaxSeijo), Modern Money Network Humanities Division (@moneyontheleft).

MMT podcast (@MMTPodcast) hosted by Patricia Pino (@PatriciaNPino) and Christian Reilly (@christreilly) via REKNR (@reknrmag).

Modern Money Network

Pocket Change, (@pocketchangemmt)hosted by Adam Rice (@adamarice) beginning in May 2018


Below we’ve linked to podcasts from sources helping to inform a broader public as an occasional part of their programming.

MMT – Letters from America “…what MMT can deliver…”
— Ross Ashcroft (@RossAshcroft), Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton) Renegade, Inc (@Renegade_Inc), May 27, 2019 (27:51)

Why do we fight fires like it’s still 1969? (with Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz) #GreenNewDeal
— Hilary Franz @hilaryfranz, Nick Hanauer @NickHanauer Pitchfork Economics, May 17, 2019

Debunking the Deficit Hysteria with Stephanie Kelton
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) Why is this happening? With Chris Hayes May 7, 2019 (56:48)

This Is How MMT Applies To Emerging Markets
— Fadhel Kaboub, Bloomberg April 5, 2019 (38:36)

‘Why should we care about deficits?’ Ezra Klein talks with Stephanie Kelton and Jason Furman (Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
The Ezra Klein Show Feb 2019

Macro Musings Podcast: Rohan Grey On Digital Currency, Privacy, And Modern Monetary Theory
— David Beckworth (@DavidBeckworth) Seeking Alpha Feb 18, 2019 (59:32)


Stephanie Kelton, in conversation with Harry Shearer: defines macro (big picture) economics; comments on the rules governing federal budgets of sovereign nations with fiat (untethered) currencies versus those of states and households; the ways in which deficits do and do not matter; the value of counter cyclical fiscal policy.
— Harry Shearer (@TheHarryShearer) Le Show Oct 21, 2018 (39:17)


Stephanie Kelton strongly rejects President Trump’s claims that Democrats are radical socialists. She says President Trump is wrong to claim that today’s Democrats want to model America’s economy on Venezuela. BBC World Service Oct 12, 2018


Loud and Clear Growing Inequality and Poverty in the US: Economic Theories for Change
— Brian Becker (@BrianBeckerDC) and John Kiriakou (@JohnKiriakou) explore MMT with Prof. Stephanie Kelton and Jim Kavanaugh (@ThePolemicist_) (@NatCounterPunch) Sputnik (@SputnikInt) — July 26, 2018 (Part 1 at 4:00 through 20:00 of 2:00:00,
Part 2 @ 98:45
– cross posted at Spreaker)


Democracy at Work — Left Out: Pavlina Tcherneva on the Macroeconomic Effects of a Job Guarantee

Paul Sliker (@psliker) speaks with Pavlina Tcherneva at the Levy Economics Institute about the macroeconomic effects of a federal job guarantee, the common criticisms of its design and implementation, how a federal job guarantee can ensure states, local governments and communities will create enough jobs and more.
Democracy at Work, @leftoutpodcast — July 24, 2018 (1:15:00)


David Dayen (@DDayen) talks about job guarantee proposals with conservative host Jimmy Sengenberger.
Business for Breakfast on KDMT-AM 1690 in Denver, May 24, 2018 (53:23)


Burn the Debt Clock! with special guest economist Stephanie Kelton Electa Blog • Progressive News and Commentary — April 10, 2018 (1:11:00)


Fadhel Kaboub, President of the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity (@GISP_tweets) – MUST Listen! buzzsprout — Hopping Mad with Will McLeod & Arliss Bunny (@IMHoppingMad)
March 11, 2018 (1:58:29)


Democracy at Work — Left Out: Stephanie Kelton on MMT and debunking budget deficit myths

Stephanie Kelton debunks budget deficit and government spending myths (deconstructs the linguistic framing), and explains why understanding how our monetary system works is crucial to making the political and economic case for important programs like universal health care, free public higher education, infrastructure investment, cancelling all public and private student debt in the U.S., and the role of and challenges for women in economics. @leftoutpodcast — March 8, 2018 (1:15:41)


But where will we find the money?
Redacted Tonight’s Lee Camp (@LeeCamp) interviews Renegade Inc.’s Claire Connelly (@_claireconnelly) about the myths of money & history that led to the present political crisis and the connections among financial, cultural and social policy. (@RedactedTonight) (@Renegade_Inc) — Feb 9, 2018 (5:23)


Democracy at Work — Left Out: Stephanie Kelton on how cancelling student debt would benefit the larger economy
@leftoutpodcast — Feb 7, 2018


But does the deficit really matter?
Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson (@jeremyhobson) speaks with economist Stephanie Kelton, who argues the words “debt” and “deficit” have been “weaponized for political ends.” — Feb 9, 2018 (5:23)


Nicole Sandler ShowTalking Money with Stephanie Kelton YouTube
Kelton talks about “the system we have,” introducing MMT to people with little or no grounding in economics. @nicolesandler

(From 32:35-1:00:00) Oct. 6. 2017


Majority Report with Sam SederThe Debt Crisis is a Myth & Modern Monetary Theory w/ Stephanie Kelton @SamSeder


Citations Needed • Episode 11: The Deficits Racket Part I — Single Payer Propaganda War
Nima Shirazi (@wideasleepnima), Adam Johnson (@adamjohnsonNYC), Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton), Citations NeededSept 27, 2017 (1:03:00)


Warren Mosler’s talk in Chianciano, Italy, January 11, 2014 Video & Transcript
— Alexandria J.E. Angus, New Economic Perspectives, Jan.27, 2014


Reform the Money captured Jay Ackroyd’s (@JayAckroyd) 2011 talk with Warren Mosler (@wbmosler). Listen here. Brief history of MMT; money as tokens; gold standard thinking and why people don’t understand how money works; what actually happens at the Fed, at the banks and with national debt. April 8, 2011 (59:55)