The Case For Student Loan Forgiveness (Ep.67)

Nima and Dylan discuss the case for student loan forgiveness and the common arguments made for and against it. What about moral hazard? Why should the taxpayer throw money at irresponsible, lazy students after they made dumb choices? And what about the inevitably ensuing inflation?? Notes: Find all our content & social media at https://irida.tv

How Do Money & Banking Actually Work? (Ep.66)

Dylan and Nima discuss three different theories of money and banking and which one appears to be most accurate, based on a 2018 Rhodes Forum conversation involving Prof. Richard Werner, author of the international bestseller “Princes of the Yen.” Notes: Conversation with Prof. Richard Werner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FT-zyTX2nE Prof. Richard Werner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Werner Princes of the Yen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princes_of_the_Yen… Continue reading How Do Money & Banking Actually Work? (Ep.66)

MMT VS Austrian Economics: Why Do Dollars & Cryptocurrency Have Value? (Ep. 63)

Dylan & Nima discuss the so called Inflation Reduction Act, Modern Monetary Theory, cryptocurrency, Anarcho-capitalism, and many other related topics. Notes: Grand Theft World podcast https://grandtheftworld.com/ Inflation Reduction Act https://taxfoundation.org/inflation-reduction-act/ Find all our content at https://irida.tv

Did Russia Just Go On A Gold Standard? (Ep.45)

Nima & Dylan discuss the Russian government’s recent announcements regarding gold purchases and rouble payments for oil exports. Notes: Russian cenbank to restart buying gold from banks, will pay fixed price from March 28 https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/russian-cenbank-restart-buying-gold-banks-will-pay-fixed-price-march-28-2022-03-25/ NeonRevolt gab regarding Russian gold policy https://gab.com/NeonRevolt/posts/108026435751497428 US industry capacity utilization https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/TCU Find all our content & social media at… Continue reading Did Russia Just Go On A Gold Standard? (Ep.45)

Lifelong Financial Security In 30 Minutes – The Permanent Portfolio (Ep.40)

Nima and Dylan discuss Harry Browne’s Permanent Portfolio, including how and why economic fundamentals affect the assets in the portfolio. Notes: Harry Browne’s book Failsafe Investing https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780312263218/failsafeinvesting Harry Browne https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Browne Permanent Portfolio assets https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rational-invest.com%2Foampevoa%2F2015%2F05%2Fbrown_permanentportfolio.png&f=1&nofb=1 Kalecki’s Corporate Profit Equation https://www.philosophicaleconomics.com/2013/11/cp/ When bonds aren’t bonds https://www.pragcap.com/when-bonds-arent-bonds/ Discounted Cashflow Analysis https://www.investopedia.com/terms/d/dcf.asp Yield curve control in Japan https://www.sipa.columbia.edu/academics/capstone-projects/bank-japan-japan-yield-curve-control-regime Inverted… Continue reading Lifelong Financial Security In 30 Minutes – The Permanent Portfolio (Ep.40)

Modern Monetary Theory Isn’t The Future, It’s Here Now – With MMT Founder Warren Mosler (Ep.19)

Warren Mosler joins us to discuss inflation, Medicare for all, and a Wall Street Journal article about Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). Notes: “Modern Monetary Theory Isn’t the Future. It’s Here Now.” https://www.wsj.com/articles/modern-monetary-theory-isnt-the-future-its-here-now-11637446538 Warren Mosler’s website Mosler Economics http://moslereconomics.com/ Warren Mosler’s Twitter https://twitter.com/wbmosler “Inflation is up 6.8% over the past year, the largest rate increase since… Continue reading Modern Monetary Theory Isn’t The Future, It’s Here Now – With MMT Founder Warren Mosler (Ep.19)

The Conflict Between Labor & Usury – With Dr. E. Michael Jones (Ep.17)

Dr. E. Michael Jones joins us to discuss his book Barren Metal: A History of Capitalism as the Conflict between Labor and Usury and many related topics involving Alchemy, austerity, banking, and monetary history. Notes: Dr. E. Michael Jones’s website & magazine Culture Wars https://culturewars.com/ Barren Metal: A History of Capitalism as the Conflict between… Continue reading The Conflict Between Labor & Usury – With Dr. E. Michael Jones (Ep.17)

The 7 Deadly Innocent Frauds Of Economic Policy – With MMT Founder Warren Mosler (Ep.9)

Warren Mosler, entrepreneur and founder of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), joins us to discuss his book “The 7 Deadly Innocent Frauds of Economic Policy,” to share some eye opening experiences when discussing sound economics with statesmen and bureaucrats from around the world, and to weigh in on current inflation expectations. Notes: Warren Mosler’s book “The… Continue reading The 7 Deadly Innocent Frauds Of Economic Policy – With MMT Founder Warren Mosler (Ep.9)

Austerity Is Murder – An Introduction To Modern Monetary Theory (Ep.4)

Dylan and Nima of Irida TV discuss the empirical and logical foundations of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and why it offers immensely mind blowing and valuable financial insights for public officials and private individuals alike. Corrections: Nima meant “heterodox,” not “heterogeneous.” Notes: “Debt – The First 5000 Years” by David Graeber https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debt:_The_First_5000_Years Economist Randy Wray… Continue reading Austerity Is Murder – An Introduction To Modern Monetary Theory (Ep.4)