Neoliberalism: Oversold? | International Monetary Fund | June 2016 Instead of delivering growth, some neoliberal policies have increased inequality, in turn jeopardizing durable expansion.
You’re witnessing the death of neoliberalism – from within | The Guardian | May 2016 [T]his is a remarkable breach of the neoliberal consensus by the IMF. Inequality and the uselessness of much modern finance: such topics have become regular chew toys for economists and politicians, who prefer to treat them as aberrations from the norm. At last a major
Wrong all along: Neoliberal IMF admits neoliberalism fuels inequality and hurts growth Top International Monetary Fund researchers concede austerity, privatization & deregulation can hurt more than help… . In analyzing two of neoliberalism’s most fundamental policies, austerity and the removing of restrictions on the movement of capital, the IMF researchers say they reached “three disquieting conclusions.”One, neoliberal policies result in
Two Monkeys Were Paid Unequally: Excerpt from Frans de Waal’s TED Talk | YouTube | April 2013 What happens when you pay two monkeys unequally? Watch what happens. An excerpt from the TED Talk: “Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals.” Watch the whole talk here: http://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_do_animals_have_morals.
Middle Class Shrinks Further as More Fall Out Instead of Climbing Up | New York Times | January 2015 The middle class that President Obama identified in his State of the Union speech last week as the foundation of the American economy has been shrinking for almost half a century. Also check out the interactive graphic: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/01/25/upshot/shrinking-middle-class.html
Goodbye Middle Class: 51 Percent Of All American Workers Make Less Than 30,000 Dollars A Year | Washington’s Blog | October 2015 38 percent of all American workers made less than $20,000 last year. 51 percent of all American workers made less than $30,000 last year. 62 percent of all American workers made less than $40,000 last year. 71 percent