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"Union Strength, Neoliberalism, and Inequality: Contingent Political Analyses of U.S. Income Differences since 1950"

Do historically contingent political accounts help explain the growth in family income inequality in the United States? David Jacobs & Lindsey Myers use time-series regressions based on 60 years to detect such relationships by assessing interactive associations between the neoliberal departure coincident with Ronald Reagan’s election and the acceleration in inequality that began soon after Reagan took office. 107 more words


An Illustrated History of Slavic Misery: The Russian Economic Guinea Pig

I don’t know if it was as inevitable as the world likes to make out, but by 1991 the Soviet Union was on it’s last legs. 1,485 more words

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Wars on All Fronts: Why Solidarity Among People of Color Matters

I was in San Pedro Sula when the first bombs from the latest Israeli offensive were dropped onto Gaza. I was already in bed, but my decision to jump into the Facehole kept me thinking. 1,395 more words

The Revolution

Centralised Neoliberalism and Statistical Methods

We have seen how the new criminology was the result of the rise of symbolic interactionism, first in the USA in the early 1960s and then in Britain in association with the National Deviancy Symposium of 1967-1973. 777 more words


A Dangerous Mixture in "Poison Valley": Neoliberalism, Pesticides and the Kaua'i Anti-GMO Movement | truthout

For the past few years, my partner and I have been spending a significant amount of time on the island of Kaua’i. My mother-in-law and her partner are 20-plus-year residents of the Hawaiian Islands and have lived on Kaua’i since 2009. 68 more words

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Ep.7 - Foucault and Peck on Neoliberalism; Neoliberalism, Race and Securitization in Ferguson, Missouri

Join your faithful podcast hosts B and John as they welcome special guest-host Erika Iverson and delve into neoliberalism. We discuss chapter 9 – on American neoliberalism – from… 299 more words


The sciences, the humanities, and the question of relevancy

In June, I traveled to Greensboro, NC, to attend the “Multi Modal Brain Imaging Course and Workshop”, held at a stunning if rather aesthetically austere “Gateway MRI Center at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering”: 1,499 more words