David Kotz

David M. Kotz is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and author of The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism (Harvard University Press, 2015).

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Saturday, January 14, 2017
It Can Happen Here
On November 8 the rise of a right-wing nationalist regime in the United States became a realistic possibility, if not now then in the coming years. Such regimes stress nationalist and patriotic themes, play upon and intensify fear of minority ethnicities and/or religions and/or other long-oppressed...
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Sunday, July 10, 2016
A Tough Time for Conventional Wisdom
The recent vote in favor of Brexit is only the latest case of failed conventional wisdom. The often predicted political demise of the crude and narcissistic nationalist, Donald Trump, has so far refused to happen. All the wise voices assured us that the voters would massively reject a self-...
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Monday, May 04, 2015
Beyond Neoliberalism Lies Opportunity for Grand Restructuring
The financial crisis of 2008 seemed at the time to herald a shift to the left in the U.S. political atmosphere. Forgetting the decades of free-market preaching, the government raced to bail out the giant banks at taxpayer expense while ordinary homeowners facing foreclosure were left to fend for...
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