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Is Modern Monetary Theory valid at all?

In a nutshell, MMT claims that "a government does not need to maintain fiscal balance because it can print money to cover its debt. And deficit is considered absolutely necessary if the government wants to keep the private sector growing."

It's quite technical but it's a hot debate topic now. Many Democratic candidates uphold this theory to cover their spending plan. Quite a few renowned professors in economics endorse it, some claiming it being self-evident.

If you are for MMT, specifically explain why we could miraculously afford things that are unaffordable under the current orthodox monetary framework.

If you are against MMT, specifically predict what will go wrong (MMT already has a defense against argument of uncontrollable inflation, please Google)

What's your view?

I hope you'll learn something new about finance and economics while participating :)

Transitioning from single to double horn

Hey guys, I'm a trumpet player who was also a self-taught horn player. I haven't played in a while but I'm thinking of picking it up again. I know most beginners start off with a single F horn, and that's the route I plan on taking. For those of you who have switched from single to double F/Bb horn, was it difficult in terms of learning the new fingerings? I know they are very different, does anyone have any way to learn the new fingerings quickly? Thanks!