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Beginner's Guide to Neoliberalism

In a six-part podcast miniseries, economist James Meadway and journalist Kirsty Styles delve into our economic system, the difference between capitalism and neoliberalism, and how neoliberalism came to dominate modern day economics. From the team behind the Weekly Economics Podcast."Lively and engaging… To me, it sounded like they were talking a lot of sense" - The ObserverProduced by James Shield. Programme editor for NEF: Huw Jordan.Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the independent think tank and charity campaigning for a fairer, sustainable economy.

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4: Acceptable in the 80s

James and Kirsty explain how neoliberalism took hold in the UK in the 1980s.Produced by James Shield. Programme editor for NEF: Huw Jordan.Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the independent think tank and charity campaigning for a fairer, sustainable economy. Find out more at www.neweconomics.org.Music by Chris Zabriskie (www.chriszabriskie.com), sanmi (www.freemusicarchive.org/music/sanmi) and Christian Bjoerklund (http://www.freemusicarchive.org/music/Christian_Bjoerklund) used under Creative Commons Licence.

12mins

21 Sep 2015

Rank #1

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2019 update: Changing the Rules

It’s been 4 years since Kirsty Styles and James Meadway told the story of neoliberalism, from Hayek to Thatcher to the end of history.But now, the band is back together, alongside NEF chief executive Miatta Fahnbulleh. It’s 2019, the world is on fire, and it’s time to change the rules.Music by Christian Bjoerklund, Mr Frisby's Beat Pocket, and Chris Zabriskie.Enjoying the show? Tweet us your comments and questions @NEF!The award-winning Weekly Economics Podcast is brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the UK's only people powered think tank. Find out more at www.neweconomics.org

39mins

21 May 2019

Rank #2

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Introduction

Economist James Meadway and journalist Kirsty Styles introduce a six-part miniseries about how neoliberalism came to dominate modern day economics.Produced by James Shield. Programme editor for NEF: Huw Jordan.Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the independent think tank and charity campaigning for a fairer, sustainable economy. Find out more at www.neweconomics.org.Music by Jahzzar (freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar), Latché Swing (freemusicarchive.org/music/Latch_Swing) and Christian Bjoerklund (freemusicarchive.org/music/Christian_Bjoerklund) used under Creative Commons Licence.

2mins

21 Sep 2015

Rank #3

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1: The Basics

James and Kirsty discuss a history of our economic system, the difference between capitalism and neoliberalism and how neoliberalism came to dominate modern day economics.Produced by James Shield. Programme editor for NEF: Huw Jordan.Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the independent think tank and charity campaigning for a fairer, sustainable economy. Find out more at www.neweconomics.org.Music by Chris Zabriskie and sanmi used under Creative Commons Licence

13mins

21 Sep 2015

Rank #4

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2: The House That Hayek Built

James and Kirsty chat about how the once obscure ideas of theorist Friedrich Hayek moved from the fringe to the mainstream, ushering in the age of neoliberalism.Produced by James Shield. Programme editor for NEF: Huw Jordan.Brought to you by the New Economics Foundation – the independent think tank and charity campaigning for a fairer, sustainable economy. Find out more at www.neweconomics.org.Music by Chris Zabriskie (www.chriszabriskie.com) and sanmi (www.freemusicarchive.org/music/sanmi/) used under Creative Commons Licence.

11mins

21 Sep 2015

Rank #5