Welcome to The Economist’s Technological Idealism

January 19, 2021

Every publication has a worldview. Each cultivates a style of thought, ideology or philosophy designed to comfort the expectations of its readers and to confirm a shared way of perceiving the world around them. Even Fair Observer has a worldview, in which, thanks to the diversity of its...

In Mexico, the Signing of the USMCA Was a Victory for Neoliberalism

President López Obrador has the opportunity to implement the USMCA in a better way than the Salinas and Peña Nieto administrations did. At the beginning of 2018, it seemed that a US withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was both possible and likely. US President...

The Fate of Neoliberalism Under Trump

January 17, 2017

The US has not invested properly in the education and reeducation that would support the development of advanced intellectual resources and capital. With the rise of alt-right politics in Europe and the United States, along with the election of Donald Trump, some argue that the era of...

Memo to El-Baradei: You Can’t Eat Neoliberalism

August 02, 2013

Morsi’s failure to radically depart from Mubarak-era economic policy, contributed to his downfall. Shortly before riding into the vice-presidency of Egypt on the back of military tanks, Mohammed El-Baradei told the Foreign Policy (FP) magazine, “you can’t eat Sharia”...