Does Japan Do MMT?

Yves here. Randy Wray has an important post on how, contrary to the views of some pundits, Japan isn’t following MMT principles, particularly with Prime Minister Abe raising the sales tax when Japan has a…

Links 5/31/19

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Ars Technica The Church of England’s Mission to Change Investment Der Spiegel Climate Proposals Fail at Exxon, Chevron Shareholder Meetings Climate Liability…

Is Conservatism Running on Brand Fumes?

A provocative article in the Guardian, ‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism, is a must read. I am going to focus on a few key observations rather than attempt to summarize it. Among…