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Inside the museum of neoliberalism

In displaying the objects of neoliberalism, the new south London museum allows us to imagine a better alternative

By Rebecca Liu  

By defining neoliberalism, the museum invites its visitors to conceive of a better world. Photo: courtesy the museum

A bottle of an Amazon worker’s urine, perched on top of a delivery box. A slim, greying paperback, auspiciously titled Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun, bumping up against a thicker book: Jesus, CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership. A framed campaign poster by American aircraft carrier Delta. “UNION DUES COST AROUND $700 A YEAR,” it cautions in thick block letters: “A new video game system with the latest hit…

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