LEFT OUT: Stephanie Kelton on MMT and debunking budget deficit myths

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Left Out, a podcast produced by Michael Palmieri, Dante Dallavalle, and Paul Sliker, creates in-depth conversations with the most interesting political thinkers, heterodox economists, and organizers on the Left. 

In this episode, Left Out speaks with Professor Kelton about Modern Monetary Theory and debunking budget deficit myths. Professor Kelton is a leading American economist and a Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Stony Brook University. She was Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee and Economic Advisor to the Bernie 2016 presidential campaign.

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Stephanie Kelton on women in economics

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Stephanie Kelton is Professor of Public Policy & Economics at Stony Brook University. She was Chief Economist on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee and Economic Advisor to Bernie 2016.

This is a teaser from Left Out's upcoming episode with Stephanie Kelton on MMT and debunking budget deficit myths. Paul Sliker asks Professor Kelton to reflect back on her academic career in economics—a field with only 13% women economists in the U.S.

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Trump's Budget: Fiddling as Capitalism Burns

This article originally appeared at Truthout.org.

The Trump budget proposal now before Congress mostly consists of the classic GOP wish list accompanying the usual heavily ideological silences. Logically and consistently, it follows December's massive tax cuts, which will chiefly benefit...

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Economic Update: A System Rigged Against Us

This week on Economic Update, Professor Richard D. Wolff provides updates on how Democrats helped destroy their party by backing campaigns against labor and the left after 1945, jobs created under...

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Puerto Rico Forward: How to Solve PR's Status Problem

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This episode focuses on solutions to Puerto Rico's commonwealth status problem. Is independence or statehood the key?

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