2 Articles by: Philip Mirowski

Philip Mirowski is author of Science-Mart, The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information, and Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste.

Why the Neoliberals Won’t Let This Crisis Go to Waste

Many observers expected that the 2008 financial crisis would mark the end of neoliberalism. Instead, we saw a wave of privatization and sharp cuts in public services. Today, the forces best placed to exploit the coronavirus pandemic are still those who already have power: the neoliberals who’ve been shaping the economic policy agenda for decades.