Tom Chodor is a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University. His research focuses on the global governance of the global political economy, and the role of non-state actors in contributing to and contesting global policy agendas. He is the author of Neoliberal Hegemony and The Pink Tide in Latin America: Breaking Up With TINA? (Palgrave 2015).
The pandemic measures that took us from lucky country to locked-up country have their roots in 1980s neoliberalism.
The supposed “premier forum” has by and large failed to rise to hopes of a broader mandate.
Despite the hype, there are serious questions whether the benefits of the TPP really outweigh its costs.
Industrial nations helped the US export its way out of trouble in the 1980s but are now less inclined to assist America with economic problems of its own making.