So the thing that makes Modern Monetary Theory so vital, ending actual suffering, apparently renders those suffering the effects of bad economic mysticism absolutely marginalized because pain is crass, yet pain is the most real connection to the abstract possible to even imagine.
Without the REAL cause and effect branded into the consciousness of the people, an abstract war will only resonate with a "plucky" band of people given to such academic musings.

Freezing to death in the winter? yeah... that's real. Austerity did that deficit reduction did that!
Dying from a lack of accessible healthcare because neoliberalism demands our lives have a price on them? Yes. You have crossed the threshold into violence and that violence is economic in nature. Some might even be bold enough to call it what it is: murder... murder by policy.
School to prison pipeline?

A feature not a bug.

Generational poverty?
How else could centrists and the bourgeoisie measure their greatness?
Have you ever seen a hungry child? I mean... really hungry?

Have you ever seen a hungry child attempt to focus on learning algebra?

Have you ever felt the scorching shame of destitution??

The bloody judgement???

The dark thoughts?

The hate and despair?

The hopelessness?
The husband and wife fighting constantly as bills mount and collection calls pour in? The kids panic as they worry the family will dissipate? That they are the fucking cause????
Forget something as cataclysmic, near and present and game over as climate change which is far too abstract unfortunately for the common man and woman living hand to mouth to even give a rat's ass about as they shiver, seek shelter and starve.
The real power of the MMT message is hope.

A real weapon to fight back against oppression.

Not some technocratic operational diagram.

Not some high brow dissertation

It is about life and death and until the people get that, the hope of MMT will not be embraced by the world.
And sadly, the people who desperately need the help today don't have the luxury of fancy language & gentleman rules of the duel.

Its fight or flight.

Kill or be killed.

And dog eat dog.

The stakes are high. The solution is simple. #LearnMMT #EachOneTeachOne but keep it real
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