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Listen: Behind the stimulus money

SBU professor Stephanie Kelton featured in an episode

SBU professor Stephanie Kelton featured in an episode of the "Life Under Coronavirus" podcast. Credit: StephanieKelton.com

Episode 21 of "Life Under Coronavirus"  features Stony Brook University professor Stephanie Kelton about a topic on everyone's minds right now: money. (click/tap to listen)

As Congress appropriates billions, more and more eyes are turning to academics like Stony Brook University professor Stephanie Kelton, who are urging a major response such as direct hiring. 

“The risk is doing too little,” she says.

Kelton shares more about modern monetary theory and what the federal government should spend money on during the pandemic here.

Nurses, truck drivers, food donors and more share their experiences in other episodes of "Life Under Coronavirus" available at newsday.com/lifeundercoronavirus or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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