Neoliberalism Blames Individuals for Inequality
by Patrick Schreiner, March 13, 2014
In neoliberal theories, social justice is not a meaningful category and social inequality is a necessary result of market processes. Performance justice is a necessary illusion. Responsibility for poverty and misery is often shifted to individuals with the worst genes. To neoliberals, the first strategy for becoming really rich is to seek out the right parents. The market and market society are released from responsibility for social inequality.