Critical security studies can help to make sense of the complex ways through which states use claims of ‘exceptionalisation’ to respond to economic crises.
A new animated video by Jacqueline Best examines the role of economic exceptionalism – and asks what it means for political life today.
The role that exceptionalist politics and economics has played in history can tell us about the role exceptionalism is playing in the post-2008 world today.
Wishful thinking, muddling through and other forms of ignorance play a crucial role in shaping economic policy and its effects on society.
Economic policies enacted under neoliberalism have often failed to meet their objectives. How have they remained unchallenged in the face of failure?
Economic crises present opportunities to build a more equitable, effective society, but too often these opportunities are lost. There’s a […]
Concerns about high inflation – a key narrative underpinning recent financial volatility – are highly suspect As financial markets have been […]
The future of liberal democracy is threatened unless growing inequality and the culture of wealthy entitlement it creates are effectively […]
New reforms, underpinned by three basic principles, are needed to make central banks fully accountable As the Bank of England […]
In the latest blog in SPERI’s series on ‘The Coming Crisis’ Jacqueline Best asks: what do central banks and governments […]