Quinn Slobodian

Quinn Slobodian is the author of Crack-Up Capitalism: Market Radicals and the Dream of a World without Democracy, out in 2023. His most recent book, Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism (Harvard University Press, 2018), won the American Historical Association’s George Louis Beer Prize and has been translated into seven languages. A frequent commenter on contemporary politics in the New York Times, Guardian and elsewhere, he is a visiting associate professor at Brown University for 2022 and Marion Butler McLean Professor of the History of Ideas at Wellesley College. He is also an associate fellow at Chatham House and co-director of the History and Political Economy Project.

Neoliberalism Beyond the Heartlands

Much of the historical analysis of neoliberalism, both its ideological roots and its outcomes, has focused on U.S. and Europe, with figures such as...

Are Intellectual Property Rights Neoliberal? Yes and No

Today’s global IP regime is often described by critical scholars bluntly as “neoliberal.” But in fact, the topic of intellectual property rights has been...

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