Ray Kiely’s new book examines the rise of conservative movements, and above all ideas, which in some respects challenge, but also possibly reinforce, neoliberal globalization. These include challenges to liberal cosmopolitanism, multiculturalism, migration, and free trade, political correctness and the so-called liberal metropolitan elite.
Angus speaks about his research on indigeneity and social movements in Bolivia. Ray discusses his recent book, The Neoliberal Paradox.
Ray Kiely’s new article, “Assessing Conservative Populism: A New Double Movement or Neoliberal Populism?” examines the populist turn through the lens of changing social policy by relating this to the question of whether or not conservative and far right populism represent a break from, or a new mutation of, neoliberalism.
Ray Kiely’s new article, “Conservatism, neoliberalism and resentment in Trumpland: The ‘betrayal’ and ‘reconstruction’ of the United States” examines the relationship of the Trump presidency to both American conservatism and neoliberalism, and then uses this discussion to focus on the questions of populism and authoritarianism.