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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Mapping neoliberalism

The recent release of crime statistics by the national Minister of Safety and Security Nathi Mthethwa has reaffirmed Cape Town as the most dangerous city in the country. Most South Africans, however, still think that Johannesburg and Durban are more dangerous. This is in part because of the effective media machine that is the Democratic

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Christine Lagarde cares for Niger

Where does neoliberalism find its conscience? Apparently, in rural Niger.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

‘The Oil Complex’

Video of a worthwhile lecture (recorded in February this year) by Berkeley geographer Michael Watts breaking down the workings of the oil industry.  In the lecture–titled “Dispossession and Oil Violence”– Watts riffs off David Harvey’s explanation of the...

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Neoliberalism for dummies

The best 10 minutes of free education you can get from a white guy in a white coat using a blackboard, a pump, a balloon and a wood contraption to explain neoliberalism.