More people below poverty line (creates bigger gap) Deregulated banks --> credit (so people can buy things even if they can"t aford it) Nl is a response to exising liberalism (hindess) o o o. Liberalism is varied: eg. protest even during dictatorship --> social not necessarily a poliical structure. Ascendance of inance capital as primary method and channel of asset accumulaion (harvey) Quesionable: privaizaion, gentriicaion, washington consensus, state rolled out. Poor people were blamed and rising up against neoliberalism/capitalism is seen as against the state (nz) Shore and trnka"s reading as example for wriing: Key engaging source or start with a diferent opinion o. Expand the noion as an analyic tool for contemporary world. Not necessarily a ground-breaking theory, but contextualize and building on something that shows understanding o. Tunnel vision as poliical, social, and academic myopia: o. Disciplinary law: looking at the micro and small detail but don"t connect to bigger picture.