How Neoliberalism Survived the Financial Meltdown

Professor Philip Mirowski author of Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste: How Neoliberalism Survived the Financial Meltdown, explains the intellectual history of Neo-liberalism, what Neo-liberals believe, making capitalists think differently, the role of think tanks in Neo-liberalism, the mythology of market supremacy, how Facebook teaches you to be a Neo-liberal agent, shaming and Neo-liberalism, how policy movements are built, climate and the affordable care act and Neo-liberal power and how the left can respond to Neo-liberal dominance.

Philip Mirowski’s book Machine Dreams was a big influence on Adam Curtis’ documentary The Trap, and his work is on the List Muse 100 Best Economics Books of All Time.

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