To elaborately fail on purpose is the new art of misrule. Half measures as official policy are a cruel, theatrical way for the stewards of society to resign themselves to incompetence and defeat.
Historian Quinn Slobodian joins This is Hell! to discuss his new book, Crack-Up Capitalism: Market Radicals and the Dream of a World Without Democracy. Quinn is the award-winning author of, Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism, which has been translated into six languages. He is a professor of the history of ideas at Wellesley College.