Review of David Harvey’s A Brief History of Neoliberalism

The inequities of globalization have become increasingly evident in recent years: the recklessness and greed of under-regulated banks and finance companies caused the ongoing economic crisis; the gap between rich and poor has increased in all developed countries as salaries for the rich escalate and those for working people decline; right wing politicians backed by cronies in the media force through disastrous policies of austerity aimed at stripping the last vestiges of the welfare state and its protections from the volatilities of capitalism and breaking the right to protest through the extensive use of state violence.

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