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Steve Keen announces Senate run

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Heterodox economist Professor Steve Keen has announced that he will run for the Senate in the upcoming federal election: . @BloombergAU covers my Senate candidacy for @The_NewLiberals @victorklineTNL. Vote #TNL to put citizens not politicians into Parliament, advised by experts not ideologues https://t.co/46tB4f0a6H — Steve Keen (@ProfSteveKeen) September 23, 2021 Details from Bloomberg: Keen will
Heterodox economist Professor Steve Keen has announced that he will run for the Senate in the upcoming federal election:

. @BloombergAU covers my Senate candidacy for @The_NewLiberals @victorklineTNL. Vote #TNL to put citizens not politicians into Parliament, advised by experts not ideologues https://t.co/46tB4f0a6H — Steve Keen (@ProfSteveKeen) September 23, 2021

Details from Bloomberg:

Keen will be a senate candidate for the New Liberals and says he wants to revive the economic golden era of Robert Menzies, who was prime minister for a record stint from 1949-1966. The present ruling Liberal Party, originally founded by Menzies, is now dominated by "reactionaries" and is a shadow of its former self, Keen said this week. His priorities for the party's economic platform: Run a budget deficit of 3-4% of GDP — similar to Menzies — to pay for spending via MMT. The theory holds that governments with their own currency are unable to go broke and can therefore keep spending until inflation becomes a problem. Keen…
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