New Economics Podcast: How we win a brand new financial system – the top of neoliberalism?

On this mini-series of the New Economics Podcast, we’ll uncover how our financial system has been run over the previous few years – and take a look at the important thing battlegrounds for these combating to alter the principles.

Over the previous few years, neoliberalism – the financial mannequin that has dominated since Margaret Thatcher was PM – has taken a success. Massive spending and state intervention have been the secret, as the federal government scrambled to familiarize yourself with the pandemic.

Whereas Boris Johnson will get able to pack up his issues, we nonetheless don’t know who will likely be changing him in Quantity 10. The 2 last contenders, Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, have been described within the press as channelling the blue-suited ghost of Thatcher”.

So, have the previous few years solidified a brand new type of financial mainstream? Or will Johnsonism be swept apart as soon as the brand new PM has unpacked their toothbrush?

Within the first episode of this particular mini-series we’re asking: has neoliberalism hit the buffers?

Ayeisha is joined by Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Laurie Macfarlane (@elliemaeohagan and @L__Macfarlane on Twitter).

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