Tag: neoliberalism

American Dream

Not just precarity but destitution threatens under conditions of COVID, and especially in the United States it threatens people of colour.

Last Chance for Universities?

How bad will it be? Up until the COVID-19 pandemic, international-student revenue for Australian universities had been around 25 per cent across the sector, with many of Australia’s ‘sandstone’ universities relying on international students for at least a third of their income. The loss of much of this revenue for the near to mid-future represents the biggest crisis the sector has faced. …universities will act vigorously to manage their finances.

Everything Is Thinkable, So What Is To Be Done?

This is not a time of species affirmation; it is the hour of gravest peril. It is also a reopening of human possibility.

‘Push’Em All’: Corroding the Rule of Law

Australian society is being slowly fractured into classes of differential vulnerability, to whom different laws and rights apply.

Julian Assange and the Femocracy, by Gavin Lewis

The UK petitioners—neoliberal feminism and its unequal outrage

Regeneration or Social Cleansing?, by Joanne Knight

The financialisation of housing and its social consequences

Latrobe Valley Power, by Alison Caddick

Our Power, a documentary and community process negotiating a post-carbon future

‘Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair!’, by Bruce Buchan

On the ruins of Western civilisation

Alt-Right Dreaming, by Alison Caddick

One of the vastly different aspects of anything that can be considered cultural politics today is its expression as identity politics, and as pointed out by others, the alt-Right itself fits this description.

‘To the Edge of Freedom’: May ’68 and Now, by Alison Caddick

Here, then, in Paris, in one of the heartlands of the Western tradition/logos, in one of the oldest universities in the world, there seems to have been a sense that the whole of existence was being newly lifted into the political.

That Liability, Democracy, by Alison Caddick

What will happen when it is fully revealed in the operation of the corporate state that the needs of the people are not its concern?

Trump and Disruption, by Robert Geroux

The ideology of disruption and its dangers