Category Archives: Neoliberalism

What is a Progressive?

The most absurd assertion in the media coverage of the 2016 Democratic presidential race—and that’s a high bar in a year where media coverage has been monumentally absurd—is the suggestion that Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have been arguing about … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders, Nordic Capitalist

  Isn’t Sanders more of a Nordic Capitalist? The Nordic model “social democracy” refers to a set of policies for promoting economic security and opportunity within the framework of capitalism rather than a system to replace capitalism. Nordic Capitalism? That … Continue reading

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Watch it: We: Arundhati Roy

Nationalism of one kind or another was the cause of most of the genocide of the twentieth century. Flags are bits of colored cloth that governments use first to shrink-wrap people’s brains and then as ceremonial shrouds to bury the … Continue reading

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Michael Hudson: Neoliberalism Is Really Neofeudalism, It’s a Dismantling of Democracy

Originally posted on Dandelion Salad:
by Michael Hudson Writer, Dandelion Salad michael-hudson.com February 17, 2014 Image by infomatique via Flickr TheMeltingPress on Feb 15, 2014 This is the first episode of our new “Alternative Voices” interview series, where we talk…

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New Left Project | Articles | A Short History of Neoliberalism (And How We Can Fix It)

New Left Project | Articles | A Short History of Neoliberalism (And How We Can Fix It). So how did things change? Where did neoliberalism come from? In the following paragraphs I offer a simple sketch of the historical trajectory … Continue reading

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The Failure of Neo-Liberalism – STWR – Share The World’s Resources

The Failure of Neo-Liberalism – STWR – Share The World’s Resources. More and more, it appears that in the 21st century we are returning to the economics of the 19th, where wealth was overwhelmingly concentrated in the hands of a … Continue reading

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Read it: Five Economic Ideas That Refuse to Die

Halloween is nearly here so here’s some scary stuff from our friend over at the Neo-liberal library. John Quiggin (down under) Zombie Economics PDF: 5 Economic Ideas That Refuse to Die. “Despite being spectacularly discredited by the global financial crisis, … Continue reading

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