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By Henk Overbeek, Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, B. van Apeldoorn

The authors interrogate the situation of the neoliberal venture within the wake of the worldwide main issue and neoliberalism's estimated loss of life in 2007, either when it comes to the regulatory constructions of finance-led capitalism in Europe and North the United States, and the effect of latest centres of capitalist strength on international order.

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Moreover, the creation of supranational regulatory structures was very attractive for transnational capital. Notably, the introduction of a ‘one-stop-shop’ rule, which equipped the Commission with exclusive powers to vet mergers above a certain turnover threshold, provided an opportunity to circumvent the problem of having to comply simultaneously with multiple national regulatory systems. Apart from issuing position papers and having several meetings with Commission officials and national ministers, the ERT sought support from other business groups, such as UNICE (now BusinessEurope), the umbrella organization of national business federations.

For an excellent study predicting, contrarily, the eclipse of the hyper-liberal phase in global financial governance, see Germain 2010. 4. In seeking to explain this, Callinicos also quotes Marx (from the Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right): ‘To call on them to give up their illusions about their condition is to call on them to give up a condition that requires illusions’ (Marx quoted in Callinicos 2010: ix–x). 5. Van der Pijl 1984; see for early definitions of neoliberalism Overbeek 1990; Overbeek and Van der Pijl 1993; see also Jessop et al.

In the context of the transnationalization of production, and concomitantly also of competitive pressures, the presence of what Marx Competition Regulation and Global Crisis 27 termed the ‘industrial reserve army’, creating chronic insecurity among labour about the preservation of employment, further adds to this. Geographically segmented, racialized and gendered labour markets (see Silver 2003) have rendered wage repression, unpaid overtime, degradation of working conditions and labour flexiblization a fact of life in many parts of the world, decreasing in many respects aggregate demand for goods and services.

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