While Central and Eastern European states were initially constrained by neoliberalism, the rise of populism has led to a form of developmental ‘statism’.
Critical security studies can help to make sense of the complex ways through which states use claims of ‘exceptionalisation’ to respond to economic crises.
Neoliberalism is said to have taken an authoritarian turn since 2008. However, the war on terror arguably also initiated an authoritarian turn.
A new animated video by Jacqueline Best examines the role of economic exceptionalism – and asks what it means for political life 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?
Globalisation should not be seen as some kind of inevitable technological imperative but rather as a political construction born of a particular phase in history
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In even flirting with leaving the EU Single Market, the UK is heading full steam towards an iceberg of historic […]
The story of how Australia embraced the free market On April 7th the new Secretary of the Australian Council of […]