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Tag: Neoliberalism

After decades of deference to the market, states are exerting greater control over capital. In the face of climate change, it may be too little, too late.

Jonathan S. Blake

Mie Inouye and Daniel Martinez HoSang discuss the challenges of organizing in a society that tears groups apart.

Daniel Martinez HoSang, Mie Inouye

Instead of pouring public funds into private industry—as the United States did with COVID-19 vaccines—we must build public capacity and prioritize public objectives.

Christopher Morten, Reshma Ramachandran, Amy Kapczynski

Far from a metaphysical battle between fanaticism and tolerance, the Rushdie affair exemplifies the marketization of hurt sentiments.

Faisal Devji

Twenty-five years of neoliberal political economy are to blame for today's regime of surveillance advertising, and only public policy can undo it.

Matthew Crain

To escape the imperial legacies of the IMF and World Bank, we need a radical new vision for global economic governance.

Jamie Martin

For decades, UK-based financial institutions have exploited loopholes to subvert regulations and shield the wealthy from scrutiny.

Oliver Bullough, Daniel Penny

Companies are unreliable allies in the fight for queer rights and social justice.

Joanna Wuest

The Global South will suffer the most as colonial legacies, climate change, and capitalism continue to plunge millions into hunger.

Raj Patel
How microeconomic reasoning took over the very institutions of American governance.
Simon Torracinta

The war in Ukraine is shaped by global neoliberalism, sexism, and racism—not just Cold War dynamics.

Ileana Nachescu
A cancer diagnosis reveals how pervasive consumerism has become, infecting even the stuff meant to heal us.
Wendy A. Woloson

Critiques of vaccine mandates continue a neoliberal tradition of idolizing private choice at the expense of the public good.

Lawrence B. Glickman

Financial globalization was supposed to spur development. Instead it transfers money to the Global North and exacerbates existing inequalities.

Jayati Ghosh, C. P. Chandrasekhar

Center-left parties should learn that small-bore solutions are a waste of time.

Martin O’Neill

We’re witnessing the last-ditch effort of neoliberal capitalism to rescue itself from crisis.

Prabhat Patnaik

Markets have played a central role in the country’s explosive development since the 1980s. But as GDP rose, inequality has soared—a stark turn away from earlier socialist ideals.

Macabe Keliher

Mainstream economics ignores the massive government interventions that “free market” capitalism requires.

Gerald Epstein, Robert Pollin
The American Jobs Plan mirrors past efforts at affordable housing that contributed to our problems and failed Black Americans. We need to take housing out of the private market.
H. Jacob Carlson, Gianpaolo Baiocchi

Noam Chomsky on his new book, the Capitol coup attempt, 2020 unrest, and the prospects for progress under Biden.

Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian

Narendra Modi’s government has used lockdown to force further neoliberalization and continue its assault on pro-democracy activists.

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

If we are to emerge from this era of crisis, we need legal thinking that operates on fundamentally different presumptions.

David Singh Grewal, Amy Kapczynski, Jedediah Britton-Purdy

Leaders of the left abandoned the language of transformation in the 1980s—at a cost. Can it be regained?

Adam Przeworski

Many reject privatization for its distributional consequences. The deeper problem is that it threatens the very foundation of political legitimacy.

Chiara Cordelli

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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