Coronavirus exposed the American budget and monetary policy as giant myths. Turns out, we can afford to pay for just about anything we want. Unfortunately, until now it seems we’ve only wanted to pay for things like war and prisons. We demonize welfare, education and healthcare and protect billionaires like fragile little eggs. In this episode we unf*ck the national budget and expose the lies behind how it’s constructed.
The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order: https://bookshop.org/a/23377/9780674066168
The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy: https://bookshop.org/a/23377/9781541736184
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