Foucault’s neoliberalism isn’t what libertarians think it should be. Government has a role to play: quashing turbo-capitalism.
|By: masaccio Thursday March 13, 2014 3:01 pm|
|By: masaccio Sunday March 9, 2014 10:49 am|
The Birth of Biopolitics describes the history of several transitions in the forms of government.
|By: masaccio Sunday February 9, 2014 10:30 am|
Letting corporations make decisions about social matters like food supplies and using government to enforce those decisions is profoundly anti-democratic.
|By: masaccio Sunday February 2, 2014 10:30 am|
The simple ideas of the Chicago School are simply wrong.
|By: masaccio Sunday December 8, 2013 10:32 am|
We need to stop tweaking the efficient market hypothesis and create models that resemble the circus that is the reality-based stock market.
|By: masaccio Sunday November 10, 2013 11:00 am|
What kind of person fits into a neoliberal Market society? Not anyone I’d like to hang out with.
|By: Mark Thoma Sunday December 18, 2011 1:59 pm|
Whenever the rewards for an action – profits, reproductive success, whatever – depend upon the relative performance of individuals within a group the problem of a divergence between the interests of individuals and the interest of the larger society is likely to be present. The book gives example after example of this “arms race” for positional goods, and details the waste of resources that this causes.
|By: William D. Cohan Sunday September 18, 2011 1:59 pm|
Progressives need a fundamentally new approach to politics. They have been losing not just because conservatives have so much more money and power, but also because they have accepted the conservatives’ framing of political debates. They have accepted a framing where conservatives want market outcomes whereas liberals want the government to intervene to bring about outcomes that they consider fair.
|By: masaccio Sunday April 17, 2011 10:40 am|
Shopping for insurance and medical treatment: fun for all ages.
|By: masaccio Sunday February 28, 2010 10:30 am|
Senator Corker knows that good financial regulation isn’t a partisan issue. Let’s hope he and Senator Dodd were paying attention to the good idea of President Obama to regulate swaps by reducing the concentration of the swaps “market”.