Richard Lachmann

USA

Professor of Sociology Department, University at Albany, USA. Richard Lachmann is examining the decline of dominant powers, through comparing historical cases of decline with the contemporary United States in an effort to determine if this country will follow its predecessors on a path of decline guided by elite self-interest. He is writing about fiscal crises and military expenditures and is also interested in contemporary American culture.

Materials

Valdai Paper #59: Anti-Elite Protests and the Future Of Democracy
23.11.2016
The article reveals causes of the social protest and the emergence of qualitatively new components in relationship between the elite and society.

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Richard Lachmann
How Neoliberal Policies Have Led to the Crisis of Democracy
03.08.2016
This crisis of democracy is the result primarily of neoliberalism. As financial markets have been deregulated over the past forty years, governments’ abilities to regulate their domestic economies and

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Richard Lachmann
Valdai Paper #18: After American Hegemony and Before Global Climate Change: The…
04.06.2015
The 18th Valdai paper focuses on the mattesr of life and death of States. Is the state in decline? Examining in details its way in the past the author shows how the state reacted to wars, economic

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Richard Lachmann