The liberal conception of "freedom" is incapable of addressing the problems of contemporary capitalism
Andrea Lorenzo Capussela
Social Europe, 13.11.2018
The rise of populism and "illiberal democracies" are often viewed as a reaction to the failure of liberal capitalism to meet the needs of citizens. For, the liberal conception of freedom as "non-interference" may lie at the heart of this equation. He suggests that a republican notion of freedom as "non-domination" might be more useful in addressing the problems of contemporary capitalism.