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

Call for Chapters – Geobanking in the world-system: links between States’ geopolitical strategies, finance & globalization

Analyses of the financial system from various disciplines has yet to fully explore the connections between the geopolitical and geoeconomic discourses shaping States’ public finance and foreign policy, the role and localization of financial institutions and the evolution of international patterns of firms. Such topics are becoming increasingly relevant, as evidenced in a speech held … More Call for Chapters – Geobanking in the world-system: links between States’ geopolitical strategies, finance & globalization

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

The Real Economic Consequences of Martin Luther

By Brendan Cook, Instructor, Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies, University of South Florida, and Scott Ferguson, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies, University of South Florida & Research Scholar, Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity. Both authors are founding members of the Modern Money Network: Humanities Division. Lo, Christ is never strong in … More The Real Economic Consequences of Martin Luther

New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?

By Samezō Kuruma. Translated and edited by Michael Schauerte. From Brill: In this volume, Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money. How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?, the first of the author’s works to be translated into English, Samezō Kuruma examines the different angles from which Marx analyses the commodity and money … More New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?

The Significance of Marx’s Theory of Money

By Ramaa Vasudevan, Marx’s theory of money was integral to his analysis of capitalist dynamics. The rich potential of Marx’s analysis of money has, unfortunately, not received the attention it deserves both by political economists and by those who have been inspired by Marx’s political vision. One problem is that Marx has for a long … More The Significance of Marx’s Theory of Money

New Book: The Color of Money – Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

By Mehrsa Baradaran. From Harvard University Press: When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States’ total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the … More New Book: The Color of Money – Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap