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It becomes predictable when Bent Sofus Tranøy complains about the market logic, writes our reviewer Torbjørn Røe Isaksen.


[ideology] Before, the state ran its own canteens, forest nurseries and Drevsjø Trelast AS. Then came neoliberalism, and everything went to health. Bent Sofus Tranøy may not use these specific examples, but in the Market's power over the minds, they are hidden behind the usual phrases that the market has gained more power, while the state and the community have received less. When reading this, it may be okay to keep the privatization of Statens Skogplanteskoler AS, a neo-liberalist experiment, in mind.

The market's power over the minds sounds like another gloomy, pretentious, quasi-philosophical analysis of the rise of neoliberalism and the ideological collapse of the left. In fact, it is not. Although the title invites to late debate evenings with red wine and Bourdieu, Tranøy has actually gone to work with. . .

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