From: TED Talks Daily - Thursday Sep 09, 2021 09:01 pm
The upside of government deficits
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The big myth of government deficits

13:59 minutes · TEDMonterey

Government deficits have gotten a bad rap, says economist Stephanie Kelton. In this groundbreaking talk, she makes the case to stop looking at government spending as a path towards frightening piles of debt, but rather as a financial contribution to the things that matter -- like health care, education, infrastructure and beyond. "We have the resources we need to begin repairing our broken systems," Kelton says. "But we have to believe it's possible."

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