New Book: Economics for Sustainable Prosperity

By Steven Hail. From Palgrave Macmillan: The central argument of this book is that the foundations for sustainable prosperity lie in an approach to economic management based on modern monetary theory and a job guarantee. This approach builds on the work of Keynes, Kalecki, Minsky, Davidson, Godley and other Post- Keynesian economists—as well as research … More New Book: Economics for Sustainable Prosperity

Reclaiming the Tax: Foregrounding the Public Covenant

By Maxximilian Seijo, a graduate student in the Humanities & Cultural Studies Department at the University of South Florida. On November 15th, 2017, Paul Ryan spoke on the House floor in support of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act. He said: I want to especially thank Senator Patty Murray for her willingness to work together … More Reclaiming the Tax: Foregrounding the Public Covenant

Modern Money and the Future of the Aesthetic

By Scott Ferguson, Aesthetics is an expansive and foundational category of modern life, organizing our thoughts, institutions, and practices. As a professor of film and media studies, I typically engage aesthetics through the history of moving images. Here, however, I wish to question the political and historical construction of the aesthetic more broadly. My contention is … More Modern Money and the Future of the Aesthetic

Call For Papers: Money on the Left – Word, Image, & Praxis

Location: University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida) Date: March 9, 2018 Hosts: Scott Ferguson & William Saas Sponsors: Modern Money Network: Humanities Division Co-Sponsors: Modern Money Network, Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies (University of South Florida), Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity Submit proposals (250-word abstract, brief bio, and CV) to sferguson@usf.edu by January 15, … More Call For Papers: Money on the Left – Word, Image, & Praxis