Neoliberal reforms don't offer much in a downturn. In the past we had unemployment benefits and minimal protection against the culture of greed.
The right has a coherent agenda and the left is fractured. We need to invest in ideas and circulating ideas. A networked left is a stepping stone to a structured left.
www.socialistproject.ca, originating in Toronto, Canada, has many important articles and videos that could dispel a crippling nihilism and fatalism.
to watch the video "Neoliberalism and the State," click on