Mises on MMT, Seventy Years Ago

Modern monetary theory, with origins both in chartalism and the “functional financedoctrine of the 1940s, is the freshest left-progressive gambit to justify radically increased federal spending. It is functional finance, promoted by post-Keynesian economist Abba Lerner, to which…”

https://mises.org/power-market/mises-mmt-seventy-years-ago

Chartism:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartism