In 2016, we supposedly had a “national populist” revolution, but at the policy level we have only gotten bigger tax cuts, more sweeping deregulation, the most intense Zionist foreign policy in American history and record levels of military spending. The Trump administration also tried to subvert and overthrow the government of Venezuela.
Tucker Carlson criticizes neoliberalism from the Right:
David Harvey criticizes neoliberalism from the Left:
If there was a referendum on neoliberalism, it would lose in a landslide. The vast majority of Americans oppose neoliberalism while disagreeing on social issues. We vote against it and it persists anyway. Institutions haven’t been reformed.
I’m not sure what can be done. We elected Trump in 2016 who self financed his own campaign and ran against Wall Street which backed Hillary Clinton. After he won the election, he put Gary Cohn in charge of the economy and cut in all the big donors. It was all one big scam. We didn’t vote for Donald Trump to give Mark Zuckerberg a tax cut, but that was the result of the 2016 election. It was a personality contest which didn’t change the policy status quo.