Economic Update: Winds of Economic Change

This week's episode of Economic Update features updates from Professor Wolff on the West Virginia teachers strike, Trump’s detrimental tariffs, how and why Germany is...

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The hijacking of economics

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Economic theory has been hijacked. It's been taken into the hands of a few, where it's encrypted, manipulated and fed to us in a distorted and deceiving way.

Marxist economist Lucia Huber explains why.

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

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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