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Collapse: Neoliberalism in Crisis

November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm - November 19, 2017
Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC), University of Alberta
116 St & 85 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2V4
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Parkland Institute’s 2017 annual conference, Collapse: Neoliberalism in Crisis, will examine the current state of neoliberalism, which has been the dominant economic, governmental, and societal ideology of our time. The conference will explore neoliberalism’s profound impact on people and the planet, and symptomatic responses to its current crisis, including the rise of extreme right-wing movements.

Seventy years after the Mont Pelerin Society launched the global neoliberal movement, is neoliberalism dead or merely morphing into something even more perilous? What do events such as Brexit, the ascendancy of Donald Trump, and the global (re)emergence of nationalist populism tell us about neoliberalism’s collapse? What are the progressive alternatives? And what does it mean for Alberta, Canada, and the world?

Featuring opening keynote Linda McQuaig, Martin Lukacs, Stephan Lewandowsky, Harsha Walia, Andrew Cash, Jamie Peck, and many more.

Check out the Parkland Institute conference website for a full list of speakers and sessions, secure online registration, and information about how to volunteer for the conference. Early bird rates are in effect until October 31.