from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A political movement beginning in the 1960s that blends traditional liberal concerns for social justice with an emphasis on economic growth.
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- n. A political movement that espouses economic liberalism as a means of promoting economic development and securing political liberty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A political orientation originating in the 1960s, blending liberal political views with an emphasis on economic growth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a political orientation originating in the 1960s; blends liberal political views with an emphasis on economic growth
In many ways, the Spanish monarchy and aristocracy, in cooperation with the Catholic Church, have imposed policies similar to what we call neoliberalism today.
The opposing model, neoliberalism, is the one governing farming in Haiti and much of the world.
As late as 2009, the very term 'neoliberalism' was mostly unknown to the general public.
SL: Could you give us a working definition of "neoliberalism" -- a term that's particularly confusing to people in the US who associate liberalism with socially progressive policies?
In Adam Smith's defense, it should be added that he recognized what would happen if Britain followed the rules of sound economics, now called "neoliberalism."
The term is used in German language as synonym for the term neoliberalism or as concretization to label the neoliberalism of the Freiburg School.
Its philosophy, which later came to be known as neoliberalism, accorded with the interests of the ultra-rich, so the ultra-rich would pay for it.
This was the period when capital began to be deregulated and what's now called neoliberalism emerged to counter and erode the social and economic legacy of the FDR through LBJ years.
Pam Stuyvesant and Isobel Avens stand for the "flattered self" under what we have learned to call neoliberalism; a state for which commercialised fiction prepares us by teaching us to assume without question that we are the centre of a wonderful, meaningful, edifying, responsive story.
They are merely saying that they are an inevitable result of the kind of society that runs on institutionalised lunatic fundamentalist sociopathy and greed on a monumental scale aka 'neoliberalism'.
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