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Neoliberal Capitalism at a Dead End

Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik Monthly Review
The ideology of neoliberal capitalism was the promise of growth. But with neoliberal capitalism reaching a dead end, this promise disappears and so does this ideological prop.

The Sunset of Neoliberalism

Max B. Sawicky Jacobin
To anyone who lived through the Clinton years — or merely remembers the Obama era — the discrediting of neoliberal ideas that were once sacrosanct among Democrats is nothing short of astonishing.

Neoliberalism: Political Success, Economic Failure

Robert Kuttner The American Prospect
The invisible hand is more like a thumb on the scale for the world’s elites. That’s why market fundamentalism has been unmasked as bogus economics but keeps winning politically.

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Workers of the World Unite (At Last)

Ronaldo Munck Working-Class Perspectives
Our world order, globalized from above, cries out for a globalized response from below, a new international fit for the purpose of system transformation in the twenty-first century

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33 Zimbabwean Trade Unionists Arrested Ahead of Nation-wide Protests

People's Dispatch
Police assaulted union members before arresting the president and general secretary of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions. Unionists have accused current President Mnangagwa of trying to implement neoliberal policies in favour of big business.

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12 Rules for Spitting on the Poor

Noah Berlatsky Dollars & Sense
A survey of a dozen self-help books reveals a genre with an ideological axe to grind: it’s not the system that needs changing, it’s you.
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