[ nee-oh-lib-er-uh-liz-uh m, -lib-ruh- ]
/ ˌni oʊˈlɪb ər əˌlɪz əm, -ˈlɪb rə- /
an outgrowth of the U.S. liberal movement, beginning in the late 1960s, that modified somewhat its traditional endorsement of all trade unions and opposition to big business and military buildup.
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Origin of neoliberalism
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Examples from the Web for neoliberalism
Bashar al-Assad favored the adoption of Western-promoted neoliberalism and economic liberalization.In Syria, Follow the Money to Find the Roots of the Revolt|Majid Rafizadeh|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But when you do so, make sure to mutter the appropriate things about poverty, “the empire,” and the scourge of “neoliberalism.”The Stupidest Hugo Chávez Hagiographies From the Yanquis Who Loved Him|Michael Moynihan|March 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
/ (ˌniːəʊˈlɪbərəˌlɪzəm, -ˈlɪbrəˌlɪzəm) /
a modern politico-economic theory favouring free trade, privatization, minimal government intervention in business, reduced public expenditure on social services, etc
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