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May 12, 2020, 14:42 ET Our Money: Now Is the Time to Push for a Job Guarantee

Given the context of the coronavirus pandemic, the case for a Federal Jobs Guarantee (FJG) has become so robust that it may become possible to get it ...


May 06, 2020, 09:02 ET Our Money Highlights Necessary Measures for Coronavirus Response

In the wake of nearly $3 trillion in Coronavirus response spending by Congress, one thing is clear: relief measures have been woefully inadequate....


Apr 29, 2020, 13:58 ET Mint the Coins for Coronavirus Relief

Our Money published The Lesson of the Trillion-Dollar Coins in support of the "Mint the Coin" proposal released by the office of Rep. Rashida Tlaib....


Apr 17, 2020, 09:02 ET The Only Thing Bankrupt Is the Orthodoxy

Our Money published a piece titled, "The Only Thing Bankrupt Is the Orthodoxy," providing readers with the historical context to understand the...


Apr 16, 2020, 09:02 ET Gentrification and the Housing Affordability Crisis in Context

Our Money published a piece entitled The Bloodless Conquest: The Gentrification of the Black Community, providing an overview of the rise of...


Mar 24, 2020, 09:02 ET Our Money: MMT for State and Local Governments During COVID-19 Crisis

During the COVID-19 crisis, state and local governments will inevitably come under great pressure to provide funding to attend to the urgent needs of ...


Mar 23, 2020, 09:02 ET Our Money Response to Pelosi's Handling of COVID-19 Crisis

There are grave dangers in utilizing the persistent conventional budgetary framing as the guiding framework for top policymakers, displayed by...


Mar 13, 2020, 09:02 ET Discredited Fiscal Policy Framework on Display in Democratic Primary Debates

The Our Money campaign calls on the media to note that thus far the Democratic primary debates and town halls have featured numerous examples of the...


Mar 12, 2020, 15:37 ET Coronavirus Response Illustrates Validity of Key MMT Insights

Recently, the House passed an $8.3 billion spending package to combat the spread of coronavirus. Notably, the bill was passed without any tax offsets....


Sep 23, 2019, 08:07 ET "No More" to Economic Malpractice on a Grand Scale: Faith Leaders Challenge Larry Summers on MMT

23 prominent African-American clergy leaders, collectively representing almost 40,000 parishioners, released a statement in response to Larry...


Aug 22, 2019, 08:07 ET Our Money: Modern Monetary Theory Must Dominate Democratic Debate

This Labor Day, Our Money will gather 500 participants to host a march for Full Employment and Economic Justice in commemoration of the Civil Rights...


May 13, 2019, 12:41 ET Taking It To The Streets: OUR MONEY Campaign Launches To Mainstream Modern Monetary Theory

Today marks the official launch of the Our Money Campaign, an issue-based advocacy campaign that seeks to mainstream the academic insights of Modern...