From the Director

Michigan's Drug Shield Law

Two critical features of the ideology of neoliberalism are the emphases placed on innovation and the time that it takes to get products to market in today’s economy.  Innovation is emphasized as important for societal adaptation to change and critical for economic competitiveness and growth.  Time to market, or speed, is always critical to market competitiveness. It  is a feature of capitalism that has intensified with neoliberalism’s globalization policies (i.e., trade agreements).  Both of these features of neoliberal ideology have become important rationales for the passage and implementation of new laws and policies over the past four decades.

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