Nine years on from the 2008 crash: The new left, the new right, and the resilience of neoliberalism. Workers' Liberty 3/58

Nine years on from the 2008 crash. Workers' Liberty 3/58

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Workers' Liberty 58

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The global credit crash of 2008 and the ensuing travails have produced delayed political effects. A shift to more right-wing, nationalist, and “identity” politics may move neoliberalism sharply to the right, or even explode it from within. The economic turmoil has also produced new life on the left, as yet on a low wattage.