List of Contributors Preface Heinrich Geiselberger 1. Democracy Fatigue Arjun Appadurai 2. Symptoms in Search of an Object and a Name Zygmunt Bauman 3. Progressive and Regressive Politics in Late Neoliberalism Donatella della Porta 4. Progressive Neoliberalism versus Reactionary Populism: A Hobson's Choice Nancy Fraser 5. Populism or the Crisis of Liberal Elites: The Case of Israel Eva Illouz 6. Majoritarian Futures Ivan Krastev 7. Europe as refuge Bruno Latour 8. Overcoming the Fear of Freedom Paul Mason 9. Politics in the Age of Resentment. The Dark Legacy of the Enlightenment Pankaj Mishra 10. The Courage to be Audacious Robert Misik 11. Decivilisation. On regressive tendencies in Western democracies Oliver Nachtwey 12. From Global Regression to Post-Capitalist Counter-Movements Cesar Rendueles 13. The Return of the Repressed as the Beginning of the End of Neoliberal Capitalism Wolfgang Streeck 14. Dear President Juncker David Van Reybrouck 15. The Populist Temptation Slavoj Zizek
Heinrich Geiselberger, born 1977 in Waiblingen, Germany, is an editor at the leading German publisher Suhrkamp Verlag.
"With 15 fresh, riveting essays by notable political analysts and international studies scholars from nearly as many different countries, The Great Regression, Heinrich Geiselberger's new volume addressing the many perilous aspects of global interdependence, is a must-read for anyone curious to know more about the deeper structures at play in contemporary international politics." Hyperallergic