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November 30, 2021 at 11.00am – 12.30pm

Online Teach-in

Is Neoliberalism Finished?

Join Haymarket Books and Spectre Journal for a discussion of Neoliberalism and the future of the global economy.

Online Teach-in

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Tuesday, November 30th, 11:00 AM ET

After the failures of Keynesianism in the 1970s, the capitalist classes of the world turned to neoliberalism to discipline workers and restore profitability. In the wake of the Great Recession of 2008-10, capitalism has been mired in a long-term global slump and neoliberal policies have been unable to trigger a new boom. Is neoliberalism finished? Are states returning to Keynesianism? Will that work? Why is the world economy locked in a slump?

Join this webinar to hear answers to these and other questions from Prabhat Patnaik, Michael Roberts, and David McNally.

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Speakers:

David McNally teaches history at the University of Houston. He is an editor of Spectre journal, and the author of seven books, including Blood and Money: War, Slavery, Finance and Empire (Haymarket Books 2020).

Michael Roberts is a British-based Marxist economist and author who worked as a professional economist in financial institutions for 40 years. He is author of several books: The Great Recession - a Marxist View (2009); The Long Depression (Haymarket 2016); World in Crisis joint ed (Haymarket 2018) and Marx 200 (2018). He blogs regularly at: thenextrecession.wordpress.com.

Prabhat Patnaik is a well-known radical economist. He has written extensively on macroeconomics, development economics, and political economy. His books include Accumulation and Stability Under Capitalism and The Retreat to Unfreedom.

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