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Neoliberalism and Health Part 2: The Fat Body in The Neoliberal Context

Welcome to part two on my series examining health in the context of neoliberalism. Part one critically engaged with the “obesity epidemic” and traced various responses to it. 777 more words

What's The Literature Say?

What the "sharing economy" shows us about the social bond under neoliberalism

Hitchhiking used to be commonplace. Now we think of it as dangerous, but studies have shown that one was no more likely to be a victim of a crime while hitchhiking than in any other situation. 363 more words

Neoliberalism

Croatia For Sale!

The loud invocation for foreign (or domestic) investors in Croatia, whose arrival, as politicians and business high-rollers claim, would solve all the problems in the country, has been a daily occurrence in the economic-political circles. 1,193 more words

Arbitrariness of power VS strength of the system

The arbitrariness of life strikes me at 9.00am. Obama is president of the United States of America. Upon his shoulders lies colossal responsibility, because upon the shoulders of the USA lies responsibility for much of the damage of human kind. 427 more words

Blog Posts

Mass Workfare Begins Next Monday ... Or Does It?

With less than one week to go until the launch date of the DWP’s woefully misnamed ‘Help To Work’ and details of the programme are still shrouded in secrecy. 490 more words

DWP

Trade legerdemain on both sides of the Atlantic

The Democratic Party has responded to the resistance against ramming through new trade agreements by giving the process a new name. “Fast-track” has been rebranded as “smart-track” and, voilà, new packaging is supposed to make us forget the rotten hulk underneath the thin veneer. 1,687 more words

Economics

"DANCING WITH DYNAMITE: Social Movements and States in Latin America", a book by Benjamin Dangl (AK Press)

Synopsis: In the past decade, grassroots social movements played major roles in electing left-leaning governments throughout Latin America, but subsequent relations between the streets and the states remain uneasy.

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