Spend first then tax later, and learn from Jamaica

Jamaica economic reform journey
From an epic twitter thread from the Bank of Jamaica

**WARNING — some Economics geekery follows**

My favourite podcast (yes, even more so than the bickering of Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode on Wittertainment ) is by David McWilliams.

This week David showed himself, as an ex-central banker, to be a convert to MMT (ha!) in a great riff arguing that we reached peak neo-liberalism with the ridiculous and…