Owen Worth

Owen Worth is a lecturer in international relations at the University of Limerick, Ireland.

  • Resistance in the Age of Austerity

    Nationalism, the Failure of the Left and the Return of God

    By Owen Worth     June 2013

    In November 1999 the first protests associated with the anti-globalization movement took place in Seattle, and came to be seen as the starting point for globalized resistance to neoliberal capitalism. Despite initial optimism, the following years have seen little progress in formulating a coherent alternative to neo-liberalism, a failure that has become particularly poignant in the aftermath of the recent credit crisis. Now, the neoliberal mandate that appeared to be in crisis in just 2008 has reinvented itself through the guise of a new era of austerity.