Author Archives: Kristjan

About Kristjan

Defitsiidi terrorismi vastase pataljoni eriüksuslane (finantsignorantsuse vastu võitlemise osakond). Treening: MMT, postkeinsism, Tartu Ülikool Majandusteadus

Stephanie Kelton Has The Biggest Idea In Washington

Stephanie Kelton Has The Biggest Idea In Washington Once an outsider, her radical economic thinking won over Wall Street. Now she’s changing the Democratic Party. ..When Drobny reached out to her, Kelton agreed to stop by the 21 Club in … Jätka lugemist

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Itaaliast häid uudiseid, bot bot bot minibot

  March of the mini-BoTs may bring down the euro   The menace of Italian treasury bills known as “mini-BoTs” has made European monetary policy interesting again. In the past two years, the eurozone seemed to have overcome its existential … Jätka lugemist

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Itaalias paistab hullus maad võtvat, mama mia!

Itaalias paistab asi aia taha minevat. Kui see info, mis praeguseks lekkinud on, on õige, siis tahavad populistid 250 miljardit Itaalia võla andeksandmist/kustutamist.  See idee on ka enne ringlenud ja tavaliselt hüppavad vasakpoolsed ruttu selle vaguni peale. Võla kustutamine tähendab, … Jätka lugemist

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Tööprogrammist ja MMT-st

Praegusi argumente jälgides, mis on töögarantii vastu, tundub mulle, et meie eluajal seda ei tule (ma räägin argumentidest, mis tulevad vasakult).Räägitakse näiteks, et see on gigantne projekt, mida on väga keeruline administreerida jne. Lühidalt öeldes puudub selleks poliitiline tahe. Ollakse … Jätka lugemist

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Italy, A Parallel Currency, And Immigration – Merkel’s Worst Nightmare

Italy, A Parallel Currency, And Immigration – Merkel’s Worst Nightmare  

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Does the rising deficit matter?

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JOB GUARANTEE

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Sotsiaaldemokraadid Saksamaal

Germany’s budget is an accident waiting to happen   The observation that the eurozone is unsustainable does not lead ineluctably to a forecast that it will necessarily break apart. But there are events that greatly increase the likelihood of that … Jätka lugemist

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Diskussioon MMT suunal

The Guardian view on a job guarantee: a policy whose time has come Victor Hugo once remarked: “You can resist an invading army; you cannot resist an idea whose time has come.” Today, in the United States, a job guarantee … Jätka lugemist

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Mosler-Keen debate 4PM NYT/9PM GMT Sunday May 6: my points of contention with #MMT

Mosler-Keen debate 4PM NYT/9PM GMT Sunday May 6: my points of contention with #MMT The debate is now confirmed for a more reasonable hour for me (10PM in Amsterdam) than first proposed (2AM!). So Warren and I will now debate … Jätka lugemist

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“EU policy initiatives, by accident or design, are a crime against humanity. They will lead to the destruction of a civilisation.” Warren Mosler

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Töö garantii

USA-s on palju artikleid nüüd, kus käib töö garantii üle arutelu. MMT-lased paistavad kärsitud olevat nagu ikka, aga mina märkan suurt võitu MMT jaoks juba praegu. Laualt on kadumas/kadunud küsimus, et me ei saa seda lubada või meil pole selleks … Jätka lugemist

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Hommikust meelelahutust

Watch this for early signs the U.S. is tipping toward a debt crisis, says Deutsche Bank  

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MMT Breitbart’is

Carney: The Problem with the ‘Job Guarantee’ Is Not That It’s Too Expensive. It’s That the Left Hates Us Jaa, MMT Breitbart’is. Soovitan mitte uskuda vasakpoolseid mesijutte, nad on maskeeritud neoliberaalid. Nad vihkavad valitsuse töö garantiid, sest kardavad, et ei … Jätka lugemist

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Before you say a #JobGuarantee is ridiculous, let us know the number of people you think should be unemployed involuntarily and your preferred policies for reaching that number.  

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Bernie Sanders to announce plan to guarantee every American a job

Bernie Sanders to announce plan to guarantee every American a job Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will announce a plan for the federal government to guarantee a job paying $15 an hour and health-care benefits to every American worker “who wants … Jätka lugemist

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I knew MMT before It was cool :)

Patricia ‏ @PatriciaNPino 12h 12 hours ago More Mainstream economists are increasingly changing their tune from: “MMT is ridiculous!” to “oh yeh we knew that already!” #MMT is becoming mainstream. As someone who has been campaigning on this subject for … Jätka lugemist

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Latest Europhile advocacy beggars belief – surrender sovereignty to regain it

Latest Europhile advocacy beggars belief – surrender sovereignty to regain it …And, in the face of all evidence to the contrary, the Europhiles on the Left and the Right continue to put out propaganda trying to defend their monstrosity. Here … Jätka lugemist

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Modern Monetary Theory

Modern Monetary Theory   For quite a while now I’ve been pretty unsatisfied with mainstream as well as Austrian economics-based takes on the global economic situation, in particular phenomena such as record low to negative interest rates in countries with … Jätka lugemist

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Eurozone underperfomance

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The first US tariff was enacted in 1789. 95% of all government revenue came from tariffs. During the next 100 years America expanded into an economic powerhouse.

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Poverty among the unemployed now close to 50 per cent in the EU

Billy blog Poverty among the unemployed now close to 50 per cent in the EU Last week, Eurostat released it updated data covering people who are at risk of monetary poverty. In the press release/news page (February 26, 2018) – … Jätka lugemist

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Trumpi kaubandussõda

Praegu on informatsioon puudulik ja päris raske on midagi mõtestatut öelda Trumpi plaanitavate tariifide kohta. Küll aga võin öelda oma arvamuse üldisemalt Trump versus globalistid kohta. Hästi palju oli juttu sellest ka tema kampaania ajal. Tema vastased väitsid tihti, et … Jätka lugemist

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A Comfortable Betrayal

A Comfortable Betrayal It would be a shocking scandal if it came to light that the professions of medical science had, for decades, known about an easy to treat, underlying cause of cancer—but conspired to obfuscate and suppress the information … Jätka lugemist

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