FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 15, 2020 CONTACT:Ariela Weinberger, aweinberger@rooseveltinstitute.org How We Got Here and Where We’re Going: Neoliberalism Has Failed, and a New Progressivism Is on the Rise New Roosevelt reports explore the failures of neoliberalism and the framework for a post-neoliberal economy and society New York, NY—At a time when corporate profits are sky-high, workers’

Over the last five decades, an empirical revolution in economics has undermined many of the assumptions of “neoliberalism,” the reigning approach to economic policy. Many of the guiding assumptions underlying neoliberal policymaking no longer speak to what is going on in the economy or our country more broadly. In “The Empirical Failures of Neoliberalism,” Roosevelt

Measured conventionally, very little about today’s politics makes sense. Many attempts to explain the chaos point to political partisanship or regional animosity, but we believe that the chaos is a sign of something deeper: the death of one worldview and the ascent of another. The neoliberal ideal—that markets would create both economic and political freedom