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The Bio-Financialization of Irish Water: New Advances in the Neoliberalization of Vital Services

Patrick Bresnihan discusses the emerging neoliberal trend of financialization of basic infrastructure and its implications for scholars and activists, in the context of significant ongoing changes in the organization of water services in Ireland. 1,336 more words


China’s Minsky moment: stability leads to instability

Hyman Minsky (1919–1996) was a distinguished American scholar and prominent post-Keynesian economist. In the wake of the 2008-2009 crisis Minsky’s invaluable scientific contribution has widely spread, but soon he has unfortunately disappeared from public and economic discussions. 468 more words


The future shape of Dublin's Docklands

This post continues our focus on the new phase of development in the Dublin Docklands. In the past we’ve written about the Docklands Strategic Development Zone… 1,386 more words

Right To The City

Financialization: Myth and Reality

Capitalism fails the vast majority of people.  The Global Financial Crisis of 2007 made this clear and the increasingly predatory and parasitic explosion of finance reaffirms this fact.  2,694 more words

Political Economy

How the upper and middle classes embraced a culture of household debt and aggressive financial risk taking

by Adam Goldstein and Neil Fligstein

The resurgence of finance over the past three decades represents one of the most remarkable trends in the recent history of capitalism. 1,458 more words

Research Findings

Art and Money: Three Aesthetic Strategies in an Age of Financialisation (in Finance and Society)

I’m pleased to announce that my essay “Art and Money: Three Aesthetic Strategies  in an Age of Financialisation” has been published in the inaugural issue of the post-disciplinary journal… 10,895 more words


The real U.S. strategic rivalry with China

Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.
==Sachel Paige

The big issue that we Americans have with China is not who controls the Spratley Islands in the South China Sea. 646 more words

Economy And Business