Neoliberalism—the ideology at the root of all our problems

Regular readers of this blog will know that one of my major targets is neoliberalism. I'm firmly of the opinion that if it is not effectively resisted and overturned then everything I, and I imagine most of you value will be definitively destroyed. Neoliberalism is the single most dangerous threat facing us all. One might be tempted to say that the greatest threat to us is the ecological crisis but, at least in my reading of things, it is neoliberalism that is driving this crisis (and many others) and stopping us from doing anything truly effective to save our natural world and human cultures.

Anyway, if you're interested, today, in the British newspaper, The Guardian, George Monbiot has just published a good overview of neoliberalism that you might want to look at.

My "go to" author on the subject is Wendy Brown. She has recently written a powerful book about the ideology "Undoing the Demos—Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution"I realise most people won't be inclined to read the whole book (though I strongly recommend you do) so below is a link to an interview with her for Dissent in which she gives her overview of neoliberalism: