Neoliberalism has been the dominant logic of governance around much of the world for forty years, guiding not only public policy but also how we behave. In this talk, Dr. Leifso will review how neoliberal thought was mobilized in the twentieth century by thinkers such as Friedrich von Hayek and Milton Friedman before being taken up across the world in the 1970s and 1980s. Then, we'll look to Canada to explore how neoliberalism was introduced through provincial and federal policy, how it has come to define how we should live, and what the COVID-19 pandemic has meant for the future of neoliberal governance.
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