Post Profile






To critique neoliberalism it helps to understand neoliberalism

Danny Boyle, he of the NEF and such associated centres of economic illiteracy, has a new book out telling us all that neoliberalism is responsible for all the modern world's ills. We here being proud neoliberals rather take issue with it being responsible for the ills of course. The most striking economic fact of the past 40 years is the decline in absolute poverty around the world and we're really very sure indeed that that is a result of this neoliberal globalisation stuff that we believe in.
read more

share

Related Posts


100 years of statism, 100 years of neoliberalism

Business & Finance / Economics : TheMoneyIllusion

I’d like to argue that to understand what’s going on in the world, one needs to understand the megatrends.  Yes, I know that ‘megatrend’ is a rather disreputable term, associated with crackpots.  But I’m going to use it anyway.  Her...

Who created the ideology of a 'natural' market?

Business & Finance : EconoSpeak

The ideology of a 'natural' market within large modern industrial 'economies' was the central project of the Neoliberal movement. Neoliberalism (according to one economic historian, at least) was launched in Paris in August 1938. At...

The failure of neoliberalism is being grossly overstated

News / International Affairs : The Adam Smith Institute Blog

Martin Jacques, modern Marxist par excellance, is simply screaming with joy at the idea that neoliberalism has failed. We fear that the catalogue of said failure is being really rather misunderstood. His contention is that poverty a...

Blurring Mandela and Neoliberalism

News : Truthdig

By Danny Schechter Rather than tell how global corporations and banks pressured the Mandela government to keep economic power where it was during apartheid, Andrew Ross Sorkin and The New York Times claimed the South African hero sa...

Neoliberalism 3.0: 'more forceful, much more statist approach to forced savings'

News : Reason

Five weeks ago, in response to my piece about he death of neoliberal contrarianism, Matthew Yglesias countered that "neoliberalism is alive and well" at his home perch of Slate. If hat's true you sure couldn't tell by reading Yglesi...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC