NeoLiberalism 101

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Neoliberalism and the ideology of “Blaming the Victim”

March 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on Neoliberalism and the ideology of “Blaming the Victim”

Like communism, neoliberalism too promotes its own utopia, an idealized classless society where every human being has equivalent capacity to become enterpreneur , and where there is a level playing field on which individuals compete in line with the logic of market rationality. Consequently, neoliberalism conceals a moral standard which is inherently tainted by victim-blaming […]

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Neoliberalism and Apartheid Economy

March 5th, 2008 · Comments Off on Neoliberalism and Apartheid Economy

. . . because we — the market winners and worshipers — are too far high in a five-star neoliberalism dreamland. While we are chasing our own version of American Dream, joining the bandwagon of globalization, and pursuing our place in a world-class community, we are in fact moving toward — what Richard Freeman puts […]

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