Tag: neo-liberal ideological agenda

The documents that revealed the worldwide theft from the public purse

Alex Winter's behind-the-scenes story of how an international consortium of journalists broke the story of the Panama Papers plays like a compulsive thriller.

The rise of lobbying

For the past forty years, economic policy has been dominated by neo-liberal assumptions that have dictated trade integration, liberalization of domestic markets, de-regulation of industry, flexibility of labour markets and generally the withdrawal of the state from economic regulation. – This is not news. What has been less clear is how these policies came to dominate the minds of our politicians, and in particular how this happened in Europe.