LPE Originals

Nationalism and Neoliberal Governance

This post is part of our symposium on Mutant Neoliberalism. You can find the full symposium here.  In my 2014 book The Limits of Neoliberalism, I offered a largely Weberian account of how the principle of competition provides the metaphysical ideas on which the authority of the neoliberal state depends. Crucially, I suggested, competition doesn’t just offer a…