Philosophy

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March 11, 2019

#3: Neoliberalism

 

 

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00:25: What is “neoliberalism?” https://goo.gl/cKPmqk



02:30: What is laissez faire as an economic principle? https://goo.gl/vHtdLw

 

04:05: A Brief History of Neoliberalism by David Harvey ISBN-10: 0199283273



05:04: What is typical capitalism vs. the neoliberal project? https://goo.gl/ruZH7p

 

07:10: What is “austerity?” https://goo.gl/qGjKDD

 

08:30: Is GDP vs. debt a comprehensive and accurate analysis for social progress?

 

10:22: What cultural ethics or attitudes arise from neoliberal economic policies?

 

17:40: The cultural mythos of trickle down economic policy.

 

20:46: Inequality increases as union membership decreases. https://goo.gl/Q7R81q

 

20:50: Labor share of profit decreases as corporate share rises. https://goo.gl/qquB9W

 

23:25: Wage stagnation in 9 charts: https://goo.gl/P9N6mr

 

24:00: How did neoliberal economic ideology intersect with the 2008 housing crash?



31:21: The neoliberal project in stark contrast to previous conceptions of capitalism

 

37:30: The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein

 

41:00: What is “creative destruction” under Neoliberalism as David Harvey explains?

 

46:00: The legacy of the Neoliberal project in Venezuela

 

50:10: What are the differences between Neoliberalism in theory vs. in practice?

 

01:01:17: The 1973 Oil Crisis, 1979 Oil Crisis & OAPEC: https://goo.gl/xXLtT8

 

01:02:20: The use of state power to discipline local and foreign economies

 

01:16:30: Alan Greenspan admits neoliberal capitalism didn’t work: https://goo.gl/AWL5fF

 

01:17:00: The Neoconservative response to Neoliberal economic policies.

 

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