Monetary Realism

Understanding The Modern Monetary System…

Breakfast Links: 2-17-2012

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  • Dunce Cap Aficionado

    I’m cracking up at the Kamp Kumbya sign….

    On a related note, what are seashell futures trading at?

  • Cullen Roche

    MMR. We fight diseases AND monetary ignorance! Take that world!

  • Cullen Roche

    Test

  • Dunce Cap Aficionado

    Already liking this comment style more, the grey areas around the replies remind me of TPC.

  • beowulf

    “In huge areas of the south, government benefits account for over 30% of all the income in the county.”

    And that percentage is actually low because a third of families who are eligible for food stamps (and other means-tested programs) aren’t even enrolled. That’s one argument for shifting towards a negative income tax, your tax return is also your enrollment form.
    http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/22/us-usa-poverty-foodstamps-idUSTRE77L45Z20110822