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November 28, 2011

The Shock Doctrine

Disaster Capitalism in Action
Using 'shock therapy' as a metaphor, the film investigates Naomi Klein's central idea of 'disaster capitalism.' When countries are jolted by catastrophic events such as war or natural disasters, they are often subjected to totally unregulated 'free market' remedies that benefit corporations at public expense.

Excellent. ~Mike

Askwith Media Library 56343-D 78 minutes 2009

Posted by mcmike at November 28, 2011 09:46 AM


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