Starting in the 1970s Neoliberalism began to undermine and chisel away at liberalism taking aim at the social wage . By the twenty-first century this had resulted in a structural crisis of overaccumulation and a political crisis of legitimacy as social dislocation and precarity became prevalent.
Dr. Kim TallBear is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience & Environment, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta. She is also a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Fellow. She is the author of Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science. Professor TallBear's faculty page.