The past few years have seen widespread speculation about the death of neoliberalism and a restoration of the state to a larger role in society. But the evidence isn’t there. Instead, market-based approaches are redefining themselves for a new era.
Martijn Konings is an associate professor of political economy at the University of Sydney. He is the coauthor of The Asset Economy: Property Ownership and the New Logic of Inequality and the author of Capital and Time: For a New Critique of Neoliberal Reason.
The idea of an American empire in decline refuses to die.