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Stephanie Kelton
Professor of Economics & Public Policy Senior Economic Advisor Bernie2020. Author of The Deficit Myth (pre-order)
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Eric, as usual, is too humble to advertise this as the must-have, beast-of-a-book, it is.
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 15
Replying to @NathanTankus
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MMT India Jun 15
Outstanding thread from Scott
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Scott Fullwiler Jun 15
Took 'em long enough 🤪. But MMT saying the same thing (for years) is nuts, of course .
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 15
Replying to @std_dev
It’s true. And no policy can redress every harm. You pick the thing that does the greatest good for greatest numbers.
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 15
Replying to @conorsen
Yep. And you always end up leaving out people who, through no fault of their own, get screwed over by some arbitrary decision about where to draw a line.
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I Welcome Their Hatred, Too Jun 14
People called me cynical for being skeptical of UBI, but look at what its chief spokesman is saying:
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 15
I’ll just say it. This is why I think means-testing student debt cancellation is misguided. There are no billionaires walking around with student loan debt. There are, however, loads of people trapped under $100k+. Qualifying for $50k reduction still leaves millions struggling.
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 15
Going out on a limb, I suspect the Koch/Walton/Bezos/Trump kids took out exactly $0.00 in student loan debt. If that’s your hang up re: cancellation, I think you’re good.
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Kate Aronoff Jun 15
great argument for a federal job guarantee
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 15
We're not badly prepared for the next recession. We're badly educated.
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Geoff Coventry Jun 14
CBO still doesn’t get how interest rates are set. Moody’s still doesn’t understand sovereign currencies vs indebted nations. Lots of people have wasted more than 45 years in DC. But the public are learning how it all works, and that’s why we’re hopeful.
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
Looks like someone dropped a modifier. Let me pick it up for you. *Democratic*
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
Yang is counting on desperate people to take the 🐦 in the 🖐. Get them to sign away their rights to access critical programs in the future. And when they inevitably discover they’ve made a grave mistake, it’ll be too late. True freedom means
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
Today's word count goal .... surpassed.
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
Super hard for people to see that this is what's happening.
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
Replying to @jeffspross
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
Replying to @jeffspross
From us ~20 years ago
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Stephanie Kelton Jun 14
As Robert Eisner (Econ prof at Northwestern) explained decades ago, using precisely this logic.
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