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The Origins of the Anti-Liberal Left

The 1979 Vincennes Conference on Neoliberalism

Michael C. Behrent

its agenda in West Germany, France, and the United States informed the decision to organize the Vincennes conference. The Trilateral Commission and Democratic Rollback The fear that business and political elites would take advantage of the economic

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Opportunity in the Crisis of Democracy

Jean-Paul Gagnon and George Vasilev

influenced by the widely publicized Trilateral Commission Report compiled by Crozier, Huntington, and Watanuki (1975) . However, the circumspect analyst would recognize that “crisis” and “democracy” are loaded and ambiguous terms. Contextual awareness

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Reflections on the Meaning of the “Crisis of Democracy”

Nadia Urbinati

: Report on the Governability of Democracies to the Trilateral Commission . The Commission was made up of “private citizens of Western Europe, Japan and North America,” pressed to study the “crisis” provoked by the growth of social movements of contestation

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Discreet Diplomacy

Practices of Secrecy in Transnational Think Tanks

Christina Garsten and Adrienne Sörbom

Trilateral Commission; CEIP; International Chamber of Commerce; European Round Table of Trade; World Economic Forum; the Bilderberg Group; RAND; St Petersburg International Economic Forum; and , recently, Brilliant Minds and Google Camp. Such global

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Democracies and Their Crises Reconsidered

Wolfgang Merkel and Jean-Paul Gagnon

institutions of democracy, a legitimacy crisis can be said to exist. Huntington and his colleagues Michel Crozier and Joji Watanuki wrote a report for the Trilateral Commission (a multinational organization founded by bankers, entrepreneurs, and private

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The End of Representative Politics, Revisited

Simon Tormey and Jean-Paul Gagnon

Trilateral Commission . New York : New York University Press . Dean , Jodi . 2009 . Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies: Communicative Capitalism and Left Politics . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . 10.1215/9780822390923 Derrida , Jacques