Wendy Brown

is Class of 1936 First Professor of Political Science at UC Berkeley. Her most recent book is Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution, Zone Books 2015.


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Where the fires are

An interview with Wendy Brown

Wendy Brown discusses Trump and ‘libertarian authoritarianism’, #MeToo and neoliberal feminism. She argues that, in the contemporary moment, we need ‘grit, responsibility and determination instead of hope’.

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Delivering this year’s Democracy Lecture, organized by ‘Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik’, Wendy Brown describes how neoliberalism has fomented a populist revolt that, in the figure of Trump, culminates in a plutocratic authoritarianism.

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