The Invisible Doctrine

The Invisible Doctrine

The Secret History of Neoliberalism (& How It Came to Control Your Life)


*The #1 Sunday Times bestseller*

'Explosive and beautifully told … these truths can set us free' - Danny Dorling

'This book is dynamite – shining a spotlight on the evils of neoliberalism, shattering the myth that ‘there is no alternative’, and laying the foundations for a new politics' - Caroline Lucas

How can you fight something if you don’t know it exists?

We live under an ideology that preys on every aspect of our lives: our education and our jobs; our healthcare and our leisure; our relationships and our mental wellbeing; the planet we inhabit – the very air we breathe. So pervasive has it become that, for most people, it has no name. It seems unavoidable, like a natural law.

But trace it back to its roots, and we discover that it is neither inevitable nor immutable. It was conceived, propagated, and then concealed by the powerful few. Our task is to bring it into the light—and to build a new system that is worth fighting for.

Neoliberalism. Do you know what it is?


  • Explosive and beautifully told … these truths can set us free
    Danny Dorling

About the authors

George Monbiot

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Peter Hutchison

Peter Hutchison is a critically acclaimed filmmaker, NY Times bestselling author, educator and activist.

He directed & produced Requiem for the American Dream: ft. Noam Chomsky (2105) – an exploration of wealth inequity in America. A NY Times Critics Pick and #1-selling doc on iTunes, the bestselling companion book has been translated into 2-dozen languages (Seven Stories Press).

His award-winning films include: Healing From Hate (2020), Devil Put the Coal in the Ground (2022), and The Cure For Hate: Bearing Witness to Auschwitz (2023).
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