Daniel R McClure (Chapman): The Longue Shadow of Modernity in the Neoliberal Era. Diana Jacobsson (Jonkoping): In the Name of (Un)Sustainability: A Critical Analysis of How Neoliberal Ideology Operates Through Discourses About Sustainable Progress and Equality. Neoliberalism is out of favor as Left goes social democrat. Steve Fuller (Warwick): Social Democracy and Neoliberalism: Beyond Sibling Rivalry. David Lebow (Harvard): Trumpism and the Dialectic of Neoliberal Reason. Peter Beattie (CUHK): The Road to Psychopathology: Neoliberalism and the Human Mind. Sean Phelan (Massey): Neoliberalism and Media. Feminism in neoliberal times: Christine Schickert interviews Nancy Fraser.

Tim Christiaens (Leuven): Neoliberalism and the Right to Be Lazy: Inactivity as Resistance in Lazzarato and Agamben. Seth Ackerman interviews Adam Tooze, author of Crashed: How A Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World, on a decade of shattered illusions and the limits of the neoliberal imagination. The failures of neoliberalism are bigger than politics. Despina Lalaki interviews Enzo Traverso: Neoliberalism is the totalitarianism of our times.


Beth A. Simmons (Penn): Borders Rules. Pak-Hang Wong (Hamburg): Global Engineering Ethics. Cyclone Idai: “The scale of devastation is enormous”. Can voters forgive Elizabeth Warren? Elizabeth Warren wants to abolish the electoral college — here’s how it could actually happen, sort of (and more). Thread: “Would abolishing the Electoral College mean that candidates will only campaign in a handful of urban areas?” Thread: “The problem is not necessarily the Electoral College”. The quest for Brexit has killed Britain (and more). Are the English ready for self-government? Three takeaways from newly unsealed Michael Cohen search warrants. Trump supporters and opponents are increasingly divided on whether constitutional principles are under threat.

Debra L. Jackson (CSUB): “Me Too”: Epistemic Injustice and the Struggle for Recognition. From Cato Unbound, Tyler Cowen on the ethics of economic growth. Mexico’s leftist president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador creates new style of government. Helaine Olen on Beto O’Rourke and Gen X’s traditionalism. Does Beto’s policy vision matter? Who do Jared and Ivanka think they are? Soap bubble theorist Karen Uhlenbeck is the first woman to win the “Nobel Prize” of mathematics. Jeet Heer on Nunes and the Peter Thiel era. Why Obama didn’t cure white supremacy, explained. Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev to step down after 30 years in power. Former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambaev says he is sorry for bringing his successor Sooronbai Jeenbekov to power.

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