Democrats need to elucidate a message of jobs and benefits– they need to campaign on the issues that Republicans won in 2016, and they need to win. A job guarantee program could deliver both, and end up delivering on the sustainable energy, universal healthcare, fully automated luxury space communism of the populists.
What can people tell their representatives and their neighbors about economics and policy to ensure more fair, more equitable outcomes for all? Featuring Stephanie Kelton, William Mitchell, Warren Mosler, L. Randall Wray.
Pavlina Tcherneva correcting Matt Yglesias’s incomplete profile on job guarantee policy:
But more importantly, like many BIG advocates, he assumes that the BIG will magically solve the fundamental problem of economic insecurity.
Here are sixteen reasons why this assumption is wrong.