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Jan 15, 2015

On the day after Christmas, Stephanie Kelton, chair of the economics department at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and proponent of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), announced in a tweet that she had accepted a position as chief economist for the minority side of the U.S. Senate budget committee. This January 15, 2015 edition of Tell Somebody seemed a good time to repeat a conversation I had with her in July, 2013.

Before getting to that, we heard about Henry Stoever’s then upcoming trial for protesting nuclear weapons at the new Kansas City nuclear weapons parts plant, we noted that January 15, 2015 would have been the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s 86th birthday, and we heard some climate radio from the Yale Project on Climate Communication

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