As of October 2016, over 20 million men and women in the EU were unemployed. Against the social scourge of mass unemployment, hegemonic neoliberal thought prescribes… 561 more words
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After Trump’s win I posted this on Facebook:
When the fake can’t overcome the real thing, its only option is to get real. However the upper echelon of the I Can’t Believe It’s Not The Republican Party has no interest in this kind of analysis. 2,190 more words
I’m worried. Facebook has returned to normal – and we aren’t even one month on.
Don’t think I’m surprised – I saw it with Brexit. The gray, grim British anguish that punctuated my Manchester office melted into a very faint, dull ache as the weeks and months rolled by. 570 more words
Book Talk: "Magical Thinking, Fantastic Film, and the Illusions of Neoliberalism" by Michael J. Blouin
It’s a little unsettling for me to come across other books that are eerily close to my own work. Having written a PhD dissertation and subsequent monograph on superhero movies and neoliberalism, and more recently completed a book on fantastic fiction and global capitalism, I felt both excited and a little freaked out when I first heard about Michael Blouin’s new book-length publication, titled… 928 more words