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A Milo Minderbinder Moment

Neoconservatives have a lock on American foreign policy with an intellectual conformity among analysts, commentators and government policy makers that is breathtaking. This has happened, I believe, because neoconservatism represents the strong state necessary for neoliberal economic policies to be implemented … Continue reading

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It’s Their World

I think I’ve come up with a working definition/differentiation between neoliberalism and neoconservatism. Neoliberalism refers to the economic policies the United States pursues, specifically: free enterprise–state subsidized private power with no infringement on managerial prerogatives. Neoliberalism is not, contrary to what … Continue reading

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Serfs Up

Friedrich von Hayek postulated, famously, that state planning and the welfare state would lead inexorably down a Road to Serfdom. However, things just didn’t work out the way he imagined. It is darkly ironic that the political and economic policies Hayek … Continue reading

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