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)

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)

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)