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Sivad wrote:What in the hell does utilitarianism have to do with neoliberalism?


The question was about who started the "not considering social impact of liberalism/capitalism".

As to what relevance does it have to liberalism, it is pretty simple. It is one of the underlying theories of decision making within the system of liberalism and neoliberalism consequentially. Same thing goes actually for John Rawlses ideas. They have been implemented within the same neoliberal framework.
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I belong to the Tom Joad school of neoliberalism.

Whenever Hillary says single-payer will never ever happen, neoliberalism will be there.

Whenever a Thatcherite says there is no alternative, neoliberalism will be there.

Whenever a centrist Dad says I'm socially liberal but fiscally conservative, neoliberalism will be there.

Whenever a hedge fund manager sits on the board of the dncc, neoliberalism will be there.
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In the early 1970s, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher declared, "there is no alternative," to economic prescriptions to help liberalize the marketplace and expand trade. This approach came to be known as globalization. Rising to fill the vacancy left after 45 years of Keynesianism, it made many promises, which John Ralston Saul says, have all failed. He sits down with Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss his book, "The Collapse of Globalism and The Reinvention of the World."



What caused the economic crisis of 2008?Financial foul play? Bonus-blinded bankers? Unadulterated greed? According to John Ralston Saul, the financial crisis was a symptom of a much deeper problem. He sits down with Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss what he says are outdated ideas of growth and wealth creation.



Michael Hudson describes the history and content of neoliberal economic thought on the Renegade Podcast.

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Contrary to Popular Belief, IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies

Economics Prof. Lawrence King discusses the new PERI report on loan conditionalities that the IMF imposes when it provides loans and that interfere with food production and encroach on the sovereignty of states battling poverty.
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quetzalcoatl wrote:I belong to the Tom Joad school of neoliberalism.

Whenever Hillary says single-payer will never ever happen, neoliberalism will be there.

Whenever a Thatcherite says there is no alternative, neoliberalism will be there.

Whenever a centrist Dad says I'm socially liberal but fiscally conservative, neoliberalism will be there.

Whenever a hedge fund manager sits on the board of the dncc, neoliberalism will be there.


Is this supposed to be sung to the G.I. Joe theme song? G.I. JOE IS THERE! G.I. JOOOOOE!
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