This definitely isn’t normal is it? The world feels increasingly like a strange absurdist theatre we have all found our collective selves in. A new book tells the story of the last four years and how we got here. Hosts Zoe Williams and Luke Cooper are joined by Will Davies, professor of political economy and co-director of the Goldsmiths Political Economy Research Centre. His new book offers a timeline and chronology from the Brexit referendum to the 2019 general election and is full of fascinating insights into the changing politics, economics and culture of these new and dangerous times.
For more on the ideas discussed in the podcast check out:
This Is Not Normal by Will Davies
Neoliberalism is over – welcome to the era of neo-illiberalism by Reijer Hendrikse
The difficulty of ‘neoliberalism’ by Will Davies
17th October 2020