CFP: Special Issue of Fast Capitalism on NAFTA and Brexit

Fast Capitalism is seeking critical essays for possible inclusion in a special issue onNAFTA and Brexit. The goal is to gather both scholarly essays and political commentariesin time to present careful critical studies of the links between neoliberal trade practicesnegotiated by nation-states, large corporations, international organizations and the populist opposition to such global initiatives in … More CFP: Special Issue of Fast Capitalism on NAFTA and Brexit

The Shape of Law

By Scott Ferguson, Titled Declarations of Dependence: Money, Aesthetics, and the Politics of Care (University of Nebraska Press, July 2018) my recent book develops the insights of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) for critical theory and aesthetics. While the modern Liberal imagination treats money as a finite, private and decentralized exchange instrument that seems incapable of … More The Shape of Law

Babbling budget: IMF Clearing ground for more austerity

By John Weeks, Drugs and much of the food we eat are required to carry health warnings.  It is unfortunate that the authorities do not set a similar requirement for economic journalism.  In today’s Financial Times (10 October), the reader encounters an article with the title “UK public finances near bottom of IMF league table”.  … More Babbling budget: IMF Clearing ground for more austerity