SOURCE: New Statesman
A new history of capitalist policy initiatives focuses on the "zone," a territory of radical deregulation where capital is free from constraint by democracy. A reviewer asks whether there can be a zone where democracy is insulated against the market.
SOURCE: The Baffler
by Trevor Jackson
The pandemic supply chain disruptions have focused attention on shortages, but the problem of gluts—of food being destroyed when it can't be profitably sold–reflects a deeper problem with global capitalism.
SOURCE: Teen Vogue
by John Patrick Leary
A guide for teens and others to start thinking about how the big political and economic systems we live under shape our lives. Hint: it's about the conflicts between capitalism and democracy.
SOURCE: The Metropole
by Tracy Neumann
A new collection of essays seeks to develop a historical understanding and grounding for the often vague term "neoliberalism" through its transformation of urban space and politics.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Adam Tooze
There are historical analogies to this kind of collective shutdown, but they are not attractive.
by Daniel S. Margolies
Who knew warehouses could be so interesting, let alone so powerful?
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