Tag: neolib

Neoliberalism is still with us

In 2011 Colin Crouch’s The Strange Non-death of Neoliberalism appeared to acclaim. Its author reflects on a shifting landscape since.

Neoliberalism: still to shrug off its mortal coil (socialeurope.eu)

Consultancy Firms Undermine Governments

Greater government reliance on consulting companies has greatly enriched them while also undermining state capacities, capabilities, national economies, progress, governance and legitimacy = a problem of democracy!

Article by Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Ong Kar Jin

Milton Friedman still runs the show at the IMF

“Milton Friedman isn’t running the show anymore,” Joe Biden said in a 2020 campaign interview while pledging to greatly scale up public investment. The comment was striking as the  University of Chicago economist Milton Friedman represents a branch of economics, the Chicago School, that has dominated fiscal policy in Washington for the last four decades.

Yes, but apparently the new policy stops at the US border

Read the article in The Progressive Magazine

Sick Development

A new Oxfam Report on the dangerous practice of funding private hospitals, forgetting the non rich…

How rich-country government and World Bank funding to for-profit
private hospitals causes harm, and why it should be stopped

Full English report .pdf (oi-files-d8-prod.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com)