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!
The Lightbulb Moment with Malcolm Reavell
Malcolm Reavell of Modern Money Scotland talks about his journey into MMT activism and reveals how the UK’s financial control over his country is distorted into propaganda against Scottish independence.
When Less is More with Jason Hickel
Growth is the alibi of capitalism. But economic growth is not a proxy for human well-being. Jason Hickel explains what economists have gotten wrong and shows us how much more we could accomplish by embracing degrowth.
Money and the Limits of Sovereignty with Scott Ferguson
Scott Ferguson, co-host of Money on the Left podcast, talks about replacing monetary sovereignty with monetary capacity, agency, power, or capability.
The Flint Water Crisis with Jordan Chariton
Jordan Chariton of Status Coup joins Steve to talk about the Flint water crisis and what it's been like to be the lone media organization covering it.
Infrastructure with Robert Hockett
Robert Hockett returns to look at the shifting meaning of infrastructure and the policy surrounding it. He and Steve talk about the global supply chain, the possible return of manufacturing jobs to the US, and much more.
Organizing For Power with Marianne Garneau
Steve’s guest is Marianne Garneau, labor educator, IWW organizer, publisher of Organizing Work. They talk about the history of the labor movement and strategies for effective workers’ actions in today’s decentralized world of gigs and ubers.
Intelligent, rational discussion
Such a breath of fresh air to listen to calm, factual analysis of the systemic issues at the core of our rotten economic (racial and social) infrastructure from its inception. Thank you so very much. Anyone who claims to believe in social justice ought to be listening.
Poor very poor sound. Her voice in and out. Such a wonderful topic. Sorry to have had this happen to her. Could not understand. Disappointed!! Love your show.
Episode 100, Flying with Sara Nelson, is inspiring
Great episode. And the show is always very interesting and entertaining.
(And ask Delta why they spend so much money trying to obstruct worker unions.)