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The passing scene - October 5, 2015

Parasites in the Body Economic: the Disasters of Neoliberalism, an interview of Michael Hudson, author of Kllling the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy, … 146 more words

The Passing Scene

Lehman Brothers collapsed, but the neoliberal tune keeps playing on

Today marks the 7th anniversary of Lehman Brothers disastrous collapse and the ‘official’ beginning of the global financial crisis. This is what Citigroup CEO Chuck Prince said in July 2007… 134 more words


Krippner, Greta R. 2011. Capitalizing on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance

In Capitalizing on Crisis, Greta Krippner makes a case for an existing trend of financialization, which she identifies by two traits:

  1. The increasing proportion by which the economy is ruled by FIRE industries, and…
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The Bio-Financialization of Irish Water: New Advances in the Neoliberalization of Vital Services

by Patrick Bresnihan*

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.

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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