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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!

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!

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United States

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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!

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@CheeseMacro

Language:

English

Contact:

717-919-6384


Episodes

2020 with Margaret Kimberley

9/19/2020
The co-founder of Black Agenda Report joins Steve to talk about revolutionary change, electoral politics, the movement, and more.

Duration:00:58:45

Shadow Banking with Robert Hockett

9/12/2020
Robert Hockett peers into the shadows of the shifting world of financial institutions and looks at the harm they cause. Credit is ultimately a public utility so why doesn’t it serve the public?

Duration:00:50:55

African Sovereignty and a Global Green New Deal with Fadhel Kaboub

9/5/2020
Fadhel Kaboub brings his understanding of post-colonial development and the MMT lens to articulate a vision for sovereignty to the African continent.

Duration:01:05:35

Mutual Credit and the War on Cash with Brett Scott

8/29/2020
Brett Scott talks about how the war on cash is a class war. He explains alternative currencies and mutual credit systems. He shows you why bitcoin is a dud.

Duration:00:58:40

A Lesson in Systemic Racism with Camille Walsh

8/22/2020
Camille Walsh talks to Steve about the constitutional rights we think we have -- but don’t. They look at the pernicious implications of “taxpayer” identity and its role in perpetuating racism and classism.

Duration:56:50:00

The World of Angrynomics with Mark Blyth

8/15/2020
Why do we have birthday parties, bar mitzvahs, graduations & funerals ceremonies - and what do these rituals have to do with risk, uncertainty and economics? Mark Blyth explains. And makes you laugh, uncomfortably.

Duration:49:12:00

UNI's for All with Ben Wilson and Scott Ferguson

8/8/2020
Our guests talk about an exciting experiment in democratic economics built from the ground up.

Duration:01:10:56

Electing to Speak Out: Democracy Unchained with Senate Candidate Richard Dien Winfield

8/1/2020
Our guest is a US Senate candidate in Georgia. He talks to Steve about social rights, those rights that aren’t in the constitution but need to be, including the right to a job, housing, and education at all levels. He doesn’t just support M4A, he also wants legal care for all.

Duration:01:08:42

Paying Ourselves to Save the Planet: An MMT Story with J.D. Alt

7/25/2020
JD Alt is an architect whose outlook changed when he learned Modern Monetary Theory. Now he explains why climate change isn’t too expensive to combat. In fact, if we do what is needed, a lot of people will get paid.

Duration:52:39:42

Banking Surveillance & Racial Taxation with Raúl Carrillo

7/18/2020
Raúl Carrillo talks about racialized taxation and surveillance. He exposes the threat of Facebook’s Libra. Can it replace the dollar?

Duration:01:01:25

An Activist's Quest for Aboriginal Inclusion with Jengis Osman

7/11/2020
From the mountains of Cyprus to the Australian outback, Jengis Osman’s path led him to Modern Monetary Theory.

Duration:59:57:25

Navigating the Coming Great Depression with John Harvey

7/4/2020
Steve’s guest is John Harvey, the Cowboy Economist. They talk COVID, climate, Democrats, Republicans, and economists.

Duration:01:03:30

Counterpoint: MMT’s Evaluation of AMI's Positive Money with L. Randall Wray

6/27/2020
Randy Wray takes us back to MMT basics while debunking AMI and “positive money.”

Duration:58:28:30

Rights, Justice, Equality And All Things Funky with Irami Osei-Frimpong

6/20/2020
Our guest Irami Osei-Frimpong (the Funky Academic) will make you laugh. He also delivers truth like a gut-punch. Don't miss this episode.

Duration:01:11:05

Nationalizing Payroll and The Right to a Job with Pavlina Tcherneva

6/13/2020
Here’s how the Job Guarantee improves people’s lives: public goods provisioning, rehabilitating communities, creating basic economic security. Just what we need during a pandemic.

Duration:01:04:14

Labor Pains with Tschaff Reisberg

6/6/2020
Did you know that the CARES Act gives unprecedented protection to some workers? How do you think they achieved it? (Spoiler alert: union organizing)

Duration:54:25:14

Revolution H'20: A Discussion with Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins

5/30/2020
Where does Howie come out on MMT? Where does Steve come out on greening the dollar? Listen to an interesting discussion, with some disagreement, among old friends.

Duration:01:02:14

A Legal Framework For a Digital Future with Rohan Grey

5/23/2020
Rohan Grey talks about his forthcoming book “Digitizing the Dollar: The Battle for the Soul of Public Money in the Age of Cryptocurrency” and explains the meaning of #mintthecoin

Duration:01:20:27

Reframing Marx Through Modern Monetary Theory with Nathan Tankus

5/16/2020
Who said “I have Marx in my bones and you have him in your mouth”? Listen to Nathan Tankus and find out.

Duration:52:58:27

A Universal Basic Income vs A Job Guarantee with Claire Connelly

5/9/2020
All the arguments for and against the UBI or Federal Job guarantee are covered in this conversation from 2017.

Duration:53:12:27