“Neoliberalism”, a political project that has dominated our economic system: Throughline: NPR

What is the role of government in society? What are we talking about when we talk about individual responsibility? What makes us free? “Neoliberalism” may seem like a spongy term, difficult to define and understand. But this ideology, founded by a group of men in the Swiss Alps, is a political project that has dominated our economic system for decades. In the name of free market fundamentals, the forces behind neoliberalism act like an invisible hand, shaping almost every aspect of our lives.

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