16 min

Priorities: War, Wealth and Welfare‪.‬ Unf*cking The Republic

    • Politics

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.

Show Notes:
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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Unf*cking the Republic is produced and engineered by Manny Faces Media, and written, hosted and distributed by Nunya F****n’ Bidness.

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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.

Show Notes:
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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If you like #UNFTR, please leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts: unftr.com/rate and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @UNFTRpod. Visit us online at unftr.com.

Buy yourself some Unf*cking Coffee at shop.unftr.com.

Subscribe to Unf*cking The Republic on Substack at unftr.substack.com to get the essays these episode are framed around sent to your inbox every week.

Visit our bookshop.org page at bookshop.org/shop/UNFTRpod to find the full UNFTR book list.

Access the UNFTR Musicless feed by adding this direct RSS link into your podcast app. Full instructions here.

Unf*cking the Republic is produced and engineered by Manny Faces Media, and written, hosted and distributed by Nunya F****n’ Bidness.

Podcast art description: Image of the US Congress ripped in the middle revealing white text on a blue background that says, "Unf*cking the Republic."

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

16 min