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Why bother with economics? Why bother with Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)? After-all, the government can still govern without bothering about MMT.Anne & Kev make the case we need MMT to unshackle our minds from many false beliefs about the possibilities available to our new federal government. We find much to look forward to with a government that spends properly. We can prevent ourselves from becoming accidental neoliberals!Anne & Kev bounce their ideas off a webinar featuring Richard Denniss (Chief economist and former Executive Director of the Australia Institute) as hosted by the New Economy Network Australia (NENA).Show NotesNENA's 2022 Federal Budget Rundown - with Richard DennissApr 6, 2022The Deficit Myth with Stephanie Keltonin conversation with Richard Denniss, Chief economist and former Executive Director of the Australia InstituteJune 18, 2020CreditsThen leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott,speaking with host Fran Kelly on ABC's RN Breakfast, back in February 2010.MusicTheme music:One in Ten by UB40Additional music:Swinging Sofas (ID 272) - Remastered by Lobo Loco is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.Kelli's Number by U.S. Army Blues is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License.Gregorian Chant by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 LicenseQuiz Show Background Music Loop with changesby Alexander BluThe song is permitted for non-commercial use under license “Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)” 

Why bother with economics? Why bother with Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)? After-all, the government can still govern without bothering about MMT.Anne & Kev make the case we need MMT to unshackle our minds from many false beliefs about the possibilities available to our new federal government. We find much to look forward to with a government that spends properly. We can prevent ourselves from becoming accidental neoliberals!Anne & Kev bounce their ideas off a webinar featuring Richard Denniss (Chief economist and former Executive Director of the Australia Institute) as hosted by the New Economy Network Australia (NENA).Show NotesNENA's 2022 Federal Budget Rundown - with Richard DennissApr 6, 2022The Deficit Myth with Stephanie Keltonin conversation with Richard Denniss, Chief economist and former Executive Director of the Australia InstituteJune 18, 2020CreditsThen leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott,speaking with host Fran Kelly on ABC's RN Breakfast, back in February 2010.MusicTheme music:One in Ten by UB40Additional music:Swinging Sofas (ID 272) - Remastered by Lobo Loco is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.Kelli's Number by U.S. Army Blues is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License.Gregorian Chant by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 LicenseQuiz Show Background Music Loop with changesby Alexander BluThe song is permitted for non-commercial use under license “Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)”