neoliberal neoliberal  /ˌni oʊ ˈlɪ bə rəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a liberal who subscribes to neoliberalism
  2. (adj) having or showing belief in the need for economic growth in addition to traditional liberalistic values

Usage(s):

  1. He moved quickly away from the neoliberal policies of his predecessors to try to help his community, the vast majority of whom live below the poverty line.
  2. Granted, he has been moving away from such neoliberal fundamentalism for years.
  3. The emerging neoliberal wing of the party believes that the days of Big Government are over.

News

  • China to Build Panama Canal Bypass Through Nicaragua

    Yves here. Reader From Mexico often chides readers in comments who like try to depict Argentina and other Latin American states as failures, when the ones who have distanced themselves from American/neoliberal policies have made solid social and economic progress. This piece highlights a tangible indicator of the wane of US influence in the Americas.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Naked Capitalism

Quotes

  1. "Faced with the negligence of a group of neoliberal lawmakers, we have to take this step," Mr Morales told reporters at the presidential palace in La Paz on Thursday. "Now is the best time to force opposition senators in the National Congress...
    on Apr 9, 2009 By: Evo Morales Source: BBC News

  2. Among his economic advisers are Austan Goolsbee, from the University of Chicago, which Wolff says is "the ultimate orthodox neoliberal economic program on earth"; Paul Volcker, "the architect of the monetary policy revolution under (president...
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: Wolff Source: AFP

  3. "She has learned her lesson," said Josef Joffe, the publisher and editor of the weekly paper Die Zeit. "No more of this neoliberal stuff, no more blood, sweat and tears, no more change."
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Josef Joffe Source: New York Times

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