Macroeconomics has never been so ... delish! Macro and Cheese explores the progressive movement through the lens of Modern Monetary Theory, with hot and irreverent political takes, spotlights in activism, and the razor sharp musings of Real Progressives Founder and host Steve Grumbine. The cheese will flow as experts come in for a full, four course deep dive into the hot queso.
Comfort Food for Thought!
Africa's Place in the Multi-Polar Order with Fadhel Kaboub
In this, our 200th weekly episode and Fadhel Kaboub’s tenth, we look at the problems facing Africa and the global South and the multi-level track that will make them whole.
The Breaking of the World with Thomas Fazi
Thomas Fazi ties up loose ends on Truss, revealing that it all leads back to austerity and class warfare. He and Steve look at the new cold war, launched by the US.
The Trinity of Austerity with Clara Mattei
Clara Mattei talks to Steve about her book, “The Capital Order: How Economists Invented Austerity & Paved the Way to Fascism.” Austerity is fiscal, monetary, and industrial. It isn’t a policy choice, it’s a necessity. Capitalism couldn’t survive without it.
Gentrification and Culture with Davarian Baldwin
Steve’s guest is Davarian L. Baldwin, author, historian, cultural critic, and social theorist of urban America. Their discussion includes the connection between racial capitalism and gentrification. Baldwin is the author of In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower: How Universities are Plundering Our Cities.
The New Cold War with Ben Norton
Journalist Ben Norton of Multipolarista talks about imperialism and neoliberalism’s futile attempt to save capitalism.
Trussonomics with Neil Wilson
The UK will soon have their 5th PM in 6 years. What can be learned from their screw-ups? Neil Wilson of @GowerInitiative
Market failures designed to maintain poverty (political disenfranchisment), pro-class willfull ignorance & arrogant distain, corporate crime-spree abetted by near universally currupt politicians & media etc. all explained with credable guests and enthusiastic host! Federal public works program / Job guarantee required!
Awesome show on economics!!!
Please try to improve the guests’ audio (garblgrble tbhx :))