Brendan Montague

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How traditionalist Hayek feared science would lead to Socialism

Brendan Montague
| 22nd August 2018
Thatcherism was the implementation of neoliberalism - the school of free market economics led by Friedrich von Hayek. This school claimed economics was a science that should direct society and social policy. But, strangely, Hayek felt science itself should be avoided - as it led to socialism. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports

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Oil and tobacco explain funding of neoliberalism

Brendan Montague
| 16th August 2018
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) helped Thatcher's rise to power and when she became prime minister she followed their programme. This success allowed the IEA to fundraise from industry giants—including oil and tobacco. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates

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