Yves here. Aside from the fact that readers have indicated they’d like some breaks from COVID-19 programming, this post is important because it addresses what seems be a widely-held misperception of Modern Monetary Theory, namely,…

Differences in productivity are an important explanatory factor for differences in living standards across countries (Restuccia and Rogerson 2017). In turn, differences in productivity might arise from a genuine divergence in overall conditions of production…

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Tonight: Mel Brooks double feature! Young Frankenstein & Blazing Saddles (so good!) pic.twitter.com/7QllqGG33y — Barry Ritholtz (@ritholtz) March 29, 2020     Of all the many things there are to complain about during this shelter-in-place…

By Tom Conway, the international president of the United Steelworkers Union (USW). This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Under normal circumstances, Jerry Porter would be spending his time helping the veterans he…