Critique of Progressive Neoliberalism
Identity, empowerment, narrativity, and other forms of faux populist neoliberal politics
(Note: this is the original version of my article that ended up being published in the Bellows back in May. This version is longer and much different).
In recent years, economic leftism emerged as a real threat to neoliberal hegemony. But almost as soon as it began, this leftist insurgency has failed. Why has this happened? Left populism was unable to f…