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‘Populist Oligarchy’ in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis

  • Shelly GottfriedEmail author
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Abstract

Considering its scope, range, and consequences, there is no doubt that the global financial crisis that started on September 2007 had a potential to create not only instability, but also a transformation in the global financial and political system. Occupy Wall Street movement, the St. Paul’s Cathedral protest in London, the southern European protest against austerity, and the social protest in Israel indicated that something was happening (Brown 2015: 30).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.City Political Economy Research Centre (CITYPERC)City, University of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Beit Berl CollegeBeit BerlIsrael

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