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NBK Night School Session 5 — What is Neoliberalism?

  • Mayday 176 St. Nicholas Ave Brooklyn, NY 11237 (map)

Neoliberalism is much discussed but little understood. How does neoliberalism relate to capitalism more generally? We’ll take a look at Harvey’s influential and powerful summary of neoliberalism. followed by neoliberalism’s reaching its apotheosis in the 2008 crisis. A key question for the session could be: why is neoliberalism still with us? Why wasn’t 2008 the final blow?

Readings
David Harvey, “Neo-Liberalism as Creative Destruction”: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1T2-PXvlRIOwZML9oOyp7lz0NFb5MFvAm/view
Thomas Frank, “How The Crisis Went to Waste”: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16N_oTAvwOy_1Kj3qdRhSh7nvB5TQiGZn/view

Previous meeting: NBK Night School Session 4 — The Capitalist State
Next meeting: NBK Night School Session 6 — Race & Class

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Earlier Event: December 1
Reds Need Green Afterparty
Later Event: December 3
Brooklyn Housing Working Group Meeting