Articles by Sparky Abraham

Pavlina Tcherneva on MMT and the Jobs Guarantee

Is a jobs guarantee good? What would an MMT-infused version look like?

The Origins of ‘Is MMT Real?’

It all starts with some questions and a chat with Stephanie Kelton.

The Taxonomy of Student Debt Arguments

Justice. Harm reduction. Redistribution. Economic growth. Some cases are stronger than others.

Mike Duncan on History, Revolutions, and the Future

The past was a lot messier than we tend to imagine, and the future does not look promising.

Raúl Carrillo on MMT’s Connection to Student Debt

Millions of Americans urgently need student debt relief. Modern monetary theory might offer a solution.

Trial by Combat and the Myths of Our Modern Legal System

Conflict resolution has changed a bit since the Middle Ages, but not as much as you might think.

What a Better Biden Would Say About Student Loan Debt

A hypothetical speech from the president-elect on the state of higher education in the United States.

If You Want to Enact Free College, Cancel Student Debt Immediately

Financial Editor Sparky Abraham on why there are truly no good reasons not to cancel student debt.

Interview: Stephanie Kelton Talks MMT and More

Stephanie Kelton, economics and public policy expert, talks the mythical and oft-misunderstood modern monetary theory with Nathan and Sparky.

A Series of Tubes: Reclaiming the Physical Internet

Who owns the internet? Everyone but us. Sparky Abraham makes a case for nationalizing the infrastructure of an increasingly online world.

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