Neoliberalism is said to have taken an authoritarian turn since 2008. However, the war on terror arguably also initiated an authoritarian turn.
Our blog series asks what potential analytical insights can be generated if we stop treating ‘economy’ and ‘security’ as separate spheres.
What’s changed in the ten years since the global financial crisis in 2008? In looking for the lightning strike of […]
This blog series introduces some preliminary research from SPERI’s PREPPE programme, a project that asks: What can political economy tell […]
If you were given £5m to communicate *something* with all income taxpayers, what message would you want to circulate? What […]
More and more evidence shows that it matters considerably that British governments have lately been deploying the word ‘welfare’ in […]
A majority of the British population has consistently expressed the belief over a period of several years that spending cuts […]
Continuing dependence on debt highlights the great ‘strategic silence’ at the heart of the contemporary political economy of the UK […]
They foster an imagined community of ‘taxpayers’ and subvert the collective identity that should underpin tax From late November onwards, […]
Our everyday experiences of taxation have been crucial to the way that the crisis has been interpreted There is something […]