neoliberal globalization is also a series of discrete decisions made by individuals, bureaucracies, organizations, and governments.Exactly. The only nit I would pick is that he lumps "progressives" in with the supporters of Yglesianism. I would also say that given the tone of the debate over there on, for example Wikileaks, a more aggressively left view under-girded by a historians commitment to the concrete is welcome.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
History Trumps Lawyers, Guns, and Money
LGM has recently added Eric Loomis to its list of bloggers. A historian, he brings a much needed perspective to the otherwise comfortable Neo-liberal consensus of the more active posters. He has so far shown that Yglesias isn't all that bright, although he phrased it differently, and now writes to remind us that