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the postulate that markets are organised most effectively by private enterprise and that the private pursuit of accumulation will generate the most common good; accomplished by opening international markets and financial networks, and downsizing the welfare state

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The equilibrium came to an end as a result of neoliberal thinking, which reshaped public space radically in the 1980s and 1990s. Not civil society but the free market was now the main architect and this applied to countless domains of public life, especially the media.

—p.49 by David Van Reybrouck
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4 years, 8 months ago


While Labour were committed to ‘sharing the proceeds of growth’ more equitably than in the Thatcher and Major years, the process by which growth was to be achieved remained the same: the embedding of neoliberalism within government, society, and the economy.

—p.158 Corbynism and the Parameters of Power (156) by Alex Williams
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4 years, 7 months ago


The aim of neoliberalism is, in Foucault's words, 'a state under the supervision of the market rather than a market supervised by the state.'

—p.39 The Grammar of Neoliberalism (36) by Benjamin Noys
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2 years, 11 months ago


The denigration of work, the celebration of efficiency, and the worship of the market are all hallmarks of the ideology that has dominated the United States since the late 1970s, neoliberalism

includes a definition of neoliberalism by Alissa G. Karl

—p.23 Introduction: A Living Transaction (1) by Jeffrey Severs
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5 years ago


Neoliberalism is the ongoing effort, in an inevitably uneven global political economy, to construct a regulatory regime in which the market is the principal means of governance and the movement of capital and goods is determined as much as possible by firms' short-term returns.

manages to be both neutral and scathing at the same time. p impressed

—p.148 The Long Boom and the Longer Downturn (113) by Geoff Mann
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4 years, 10 months ago

Neoliberalism is a term currently used only by its critics; its champions, including the leaders of most capitalist countries, do not proclaim themselves "neoliberals."

defined over the next few paragraphs, using the IMF (note 835)

—p.141 The Long Boom and the Longer Downturn (113) by Geoff Mann
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4 years, 10 months ago


Neoliberalism has failed, social democracy is impossible, and only an alternative vision can bring about universal prosperity and emancipation.

—p.3 Introduction (1) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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4 years, 9 months ago

neoliberalism differs from classical liberalism in ascribing a significant role to the state. A major task of neoliberalism has therefore been to take control of the state and repurpose it.

—p.53 Why Are They Winning? The Making of Neoliberal Hegemony (51) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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4 years, 9 months ago


Neo-liberalism is characterized by a dual dynamic of the privatization of public goods and the fragmentation and flexibilization of the labour market.

—p.224 Class Against Class (206) by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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4 years, 8 months ago


But the case to be made here is not just against Facebook; it’s a case against neoliberalism.

on Facebook being the provider of infrastructure

—p.56 Socialize the Data Centres! (45) by Evgeny Morozov
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4 years, 9 months ago

Neoliberalism failed to bring proper recovery (from the viewpoint of the many); and in any case came chiefly to mark the Anglophone countries along with the now globalized and enormously expanded financial sector.

—p.130 Kaleidoscopics of Power (127) by Anders Stephanson
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4 years, 9 months ago

Was it merely due to the increasing sway of neoliberal ideology in the PRC?

—p.34 The CCP's Success Story? (5) by Chaohua Wang
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4 years, 9 months ago


Situating the auto-industry restructuring in the context of multiple intersecting processes — globalization, neoliberalism, and financialization — also highlights the central role of class struggle.

—p.42 The Long Road to Crisis (33) by Nicole Aschoff
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4 years, 9 months ago


the impression that there is only one way to address global poverty (let’s call it messianic neoliberalism)

on Bono lol love it

—p.107 Chapter 4: Letter to Bono (95) by Richard Dienst
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4 years, 9 months ago


Neoliberalism – the reduction of all social life to the logic of profit-seeking behaviour – ought to have disappeared in 2008, and a form of it certainly did

—p.3 Introduction: Welcome to the New Dark Ages (1) by Peter Fleming
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4 years, 6 months ago


what is meant by that word neoliberalism. My view is that it refers to a class project that coalesced in the crisis of the 1970s. Masked by a lot of rhetoric about individual freedom, liberty, personal responsibility and the virtues of privatisation, the free market and free trade, it legitimised draconian policies designed to restore and consolidate capitalist class power.

—p.10 The Disruption (1) by David Harvey
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4 years, 8 months ago


As individuals become poorer through the shrinkage of their salaries and the removal of social provision, neoliberalism offers them compensation through debt and by the promotion of shareholding.

—p.41 Diagnosis (17) by Slavoj Žižek
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4 years, 8 months ago

there is no analytic value in blaming neoliberalism for our particular woes: today's world order is a concrete totality within which specific situations ask for specific acts

in other words, maybe neoliberalism was inevitable (as a stage we must pass through) and now all we can do is try to move past it?

—p.111 Prognosis (90) by Slavoj Žižek
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4 years, 8 months ago


In terms of both quantitative (share of GDP, financial rate of return) and qualitative capture (mobilisation of employees), neoliberal capitalism tips into the delirium of the unlimited

—p.39 Making Others Do Something (1) by Frédéric Lordon
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4 years, 9 months ago

The neoliberal enterprise now seeks full alignment and the annulation of the drift

not a bad definition of neoliberalism tbh (though obvously incomplete)

—p.79 Joyful Auto-Mobiles (Employees: How To Pull Their Legs) (49) by Frédéric Lordon
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4 years, 9 months ago