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Prof. Lance Bennett on The Conversation website: "Connective action: the public's answer to democratic dysfunction"

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on October 23, 2014 - 4:00pm

"In the closing decades of the last century, many political and business elites were swept up in a global wave of policies favouring free markets, deregulation of business and finance and privatisation of public goods and services. Accompanying this updating of classical liberal thought (termed neoliberalism), public discourses focused on private lives organised around consumerism as a defining element of individual freedom."

Continue reading Prof. Lance Bennett's article on connective action at The Conversation.