The ideas of the preeminent political economist Karl Polanyi have enormous purchase in the 21st century, as the liberal creed and free market ideology are being ever more forcefully asserted in society under the name of neoliberalism. Writing about 19th century liberalism, Polanyi observed all of social relations being reduced to the logic of the … Read more

Essay about Conservativism, Vegetarianism, And Progressivism

Four major political ideologies dominate society: Conservativism, Libertarianism, Liberalism, and Progressivism. These ideologies substantially influence the human services field, both in its implementation and progression, as well as, in its reduction. In viewing these vastly differing ideologies, one must look at the underlying beliefs of each one to understand how they influence, alter, and develop … Read more