Skipped History
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The Cancerous Growth of a Neoliberal War Machine
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The Cancerous Growth of a Neoliberal War Machine

Audio of my conversation with Professor Mehrsa Baradaran

Whoa, Nelly — one of my favorite authors, Mehrsa Baradaran, just published a new book, The Quiet Coup: Neoliberalism and the Looting of America. In The Quiet Coup, and in conversation, Professor Baradaran (UC Irvine Law) traces how backlash to integrating schools led to the rise of neoliberal economic theory — which was essentially one giant excuse to maintain the status quo. As neoliberals accrued more power, they eradicated check after check on capitalism, ultimately leading to a quiet, legal coup and the growth of a cancerous war machine.

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Skipped History
Skipped History
A comedic podcast exploring overlooked ideas, people, and events that still shape the US today. Presented by historical satirist Ben Tumin.