New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

By Randolph Hohle. From Routledge: Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle focuses on how the origins and … More New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power

New Book: A Research Agenda for Neoliberalism

By Kean Birch. From Edward Elgar: At a time when neoliberalism has become an accepted term in public debate to refer to the current state of modern societies and their political economies, Kean Birch critically analyses the conflicting theories that shape our understanding of ‘neoliberalism’. With an ever-expanding variety of perspectives on the concept of … More New Book: A Research Agenda for Neoliberalism

New Book: Beyond Defeat and Austerity – Disrupting (the Critical Political Economy of) Neoliberal Europe

By David J Bailey, Mònica Clua-Losada, Nikolai Huke, Olatz Ribera-Almandoz. From Routledge: Much of the critical discussion of the European political economy and the Eurozone crisis has focused upon a sense that solidaristic achievements built up during the post-war period are being continuously unravelled. Whilst there are many reasons to lament the trajectory of change … More New Book: Beyond Defeat and Austerity – Disrupting (the Critical Political Economy of) Neoliberal Europe

‘Africa Rising’ in Retreat – New Signs of Resistance

by Patrick Bond A few years ago, at the very moment that Africa’s GDP ceased its rapid 2002–11 increase, a profound myth took hold in elite economic and political circles, embodied in the slogan “Africa Rising.”1 That myth persists. Deutsche Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann claimed in June 2017 at a Berlin conference that “Africa stands … More ‘Africa Rising’ in Retreat – New Signs of Resistance