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Modern Monetary Theory: The Rise Of Economists Who Say Huge Government Debt Is Not A Problem

John Whittaker (The Conversation) | MMT proponents argue that governments can spend as necessary on all desirable causes – reducing unemployment, green energy, better healthcare and education – without worrying about paying for it with higher taxes or increased borrowing. Instead, they can pay using new money from their central bank. The only limit, according to this view, is if inflation starts to rise, in which case the solution is to increase taxes.