Economics professor and Bernie Sanders advisor Stephanie Kelton has helped develop a school of economic thought known as modern monetary theory.
It simply shows how the economy works and where money comes from. Once you understand it, then you understand that things like the government debt are not at all what you thought they were. And that we have the capacity to start addressing things like global warming without worrying about who’s going to pay for it.
Source: Barrons: Stephanie Kelton Wants You to Rethink the Deficit – Barron’s