Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste

The theory assures us that such negotiations occur, although they are difficult to
observe directly. Perhaps further theoretical advances will help us to close this
gap.” This was the very same Larry Summers who a decade before the crisis had
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Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste

Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste

At the onset of the Great Recession, as house prices sank and joblessness soared, many commentators concluded that the economic convictions behind the disaster would now be consigned to history. And yet, in the harsh light of a new day, we've awoken to a second nightmare more ghastly than the first- a political class still blaming government intervention, a global drive for austerity, stagflation, and an international sovereign debt crisis. Philip Mirowski finds an apt comparison to this situation in classic studies of cognitive dissonance. He concludes that neoliberal thought has become so pervasive that any countervailing evidence serves only to further convince disciples of its ultimate truth. Once neoliberalism became a Theory of Everything, providing a revolutionary account of self, knowledge, information, markets, and government, it could no longer be falsified by anything as trifling as data from the 'real' economy.

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