The author, Wellesley historian Quinn Slobodian, contends that the "neoliberal
" institutions of today--by which he means the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Bank, and an assortment of international trade conventions--are the progeny of the aforementioned classical liberals of the early 20th century.
Thus, whilst the broad impetus towards competition might align with neoliberal
instincts, a research environment that is increasingly centrally directed and reliant upon subjective assessments of quality does not accord well with leading neoliberals
Is the much discussed populism that is emerging from the ruins of the neoliberal
order simply a right-wing phenomenon, as it may seem given the prominence gained by the politics of hate of Trump and Le Pen?
(7) Fraser maintains that second-wave feminism's ultimate privileging of recognition (i.e identity claims) over redistribution (i.e economic justice) is responsible for the convergence of contemporary feminism with neoliberal
They added: "The increase in inequality engendered by financial openness and austerity might itself undercut growth, the very thing that the neoliberal
agenda is intent on boosting.
This conceptualisation presents an opportunity for more effective criticism of neoliberal
Neoliberalism has its origins in the Mont Pelerin Society, which was formed by Austrian economist Friedrich von Hayek in 1947, and whose luminaries included other icons of neoliberal
thought such as Ludwig von Mises and Milton Friedman.
MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: HAYEK, FRIEDMAN, AND THE BIRTH OF NEOLIBERAL
Although American neoliberals
celebrated Milton Friedman's and George Stigler's famous 1946 essay attacking rent control, "Roofs or Ceilings?", rent control was, and remains, a minor, localized phenomenon here, while public housing--as Jones correctly notes--was aimed not at the middle class but at the poor.
Consider Jones' description of neoliberalism's evolution from the late 1940s to the '70s: "The early neoliberals
were marked by their desire to move beyond both laissez-faire economics and the New Deal.
Friedrich Hayek, well known for the notion that socialism is 'the road to serfdom', founded the Mont Pelerin Society in 1947 in order to reconvene the neoliberal
intellectuals and politicians.
According to William Robinson (2008) in Latin America and Global Capitalism, the past 40 years have witnessed Latin America's political-economic transformation as countries reject statist national development strategies in favor of reforms designed to facilitate global neoliberal